Georgia - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Administrator Licensure Renewal

Administrator Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 

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


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
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