Georgia Teaching Certifications

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  • Journalism Teaching Endorsement: No - Georgia does not currently offer a teaching certificate in Journalism 6-12. Educators holding English 6-12 certification typically teach journalism courses when offered.
  • Pass state assessment or certification test/s (tests needed): Individuals wishing to teach journalism courses would seek certification in English 6-12.
  • Accepts candidates from states participating in the NASDTEC Interstate Contract: Georgia DOES belong to the Interstate Certification Compact (Teachers, Support Personnel, Administrators, and Vocational).

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The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) oversees and handles the certification process for all Georgia educators. You should contact this state agency for information and assistance. The telephone numbers for the PSC are 404-232-2500, or 1-800-869-7775. Telephone calls are accepted on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. You may also send your inquiry via e-mail to The agency's website is

The following is a link to PSC rule 505-2-.15. Please carefully rule (5)-a on page 1 - PSC rule 505-2-.15

Interested persons may obtain information from or send questions to the GaPSC Certification Division by emailing at