Georgia - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Administrator Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Administrator Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

In order to renew an administrator certificate, applicants must complete 6 semester hours of coursework or 10 credits of Georgia Professional Learning Units.

Body: 

2. Renewal of professional certificates held by educators who have at least one (1) year of acceptable educator experience in a Georgia LUA, as outlined in GaPSC Rule 505-2-.25 EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS, paragraph (3)(a)1. The educator must have held a valid Georgia
renewable, professional certificate at the time the experience was earned;
(b) A criminal record check, as outlined in section (5) below;
(c) For the Performance-Based Professional, Advanced Professional and Lead Professional certificates, a minimum number of “Proficient” or “Exemplary” annual performance evaluations on the state annual summative performance evaluation; and
(d) Six (6) semester hours of college course work; or ten (10) credits of Georgia Professional Learning Units (PLUs) earned prior to January 1, 2016; or ten (10) credits of Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/29/2016