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All Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers, school administrators, service personnel and paraprofessionals are required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to hold an appropriate certificate for the field, subject, grade level, or assignment. The GaPSC establishes regulations and procedures to evaluate the credentials of prospective teachers, as well as other professional employees in the schools, to ensure they meet specified preparation standards and requirements.

Certification Resources

For information on eligibility, reciprocity, testing requirements, and applications, please visit the GaPSC website or contact the Commission directly at:  

Georgia Professional Standards Commission Certification Section   
200 Piedmont Ave, Suite 1702
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9032 

Phone:  Metro Atlanta  (404) 232-2500 or 1-800-869-7775

or Email the GaPSC.

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Are you from out of state and need to submit your transcripts?

Official transcripts must be submitted by the college or university attended to the GA PSC.  Email transcripts to

Visit the GACE testing website for more information

Gwinnett County Public Schools Certification Department

  • Tracy Emerson- 678-301-6070
  • Janet Moody- 678-301-6060

Not certified and interested in Teaching? 
Learn about alternative certification and our Teach Gwinnett Program