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As a student in teacher education and as professional science teachers and mathematics teachers, you’ll want to know about these resources:

Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCTM)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Georgia Performance Standards (GPS)

 NASA Science NEWS




SPSU Home >> Teacher Education >> policies >> Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

1. Vision, Mission, and Philosophy Statements

2. Commitment to Diversity

3. SPSUTeach personnel

            Program Head

            SPSUTeach co-directors

            Master teachers

            Education faculty and STEM faculty

            Mentor teachers


4. SPSUTeach Steering Committee

5. SPSUTeach Advisory Board

6. Applying for Admission to the SPSUTeach program

            Admissions Criteria

            Application and deadlines

            Recommendation Forms:

                        Application for Admission to Teacher Education

                        Instructor's Recommendation Form

            General FAQs for Teacher Education

7. Criminal Background Check

8. Residence Rules for Apprentice Teaching and Certification

9. Oral and Written Communication Proficiency

10. Course and Grade Point Average Requirements (see Admissions Criteria)

11. Advising and Mentoring

12. Live Text portfolio

13. Absences and Tardiness

14. Field Experience

            Dress Code

            Name Badge (credential)

            Professional Liability


            Electronic Media

15. Testing

            GACE Basic Skills Assessments

            GACE Content Assessments

16. Graduation and Residency Requirements

17. Application for Certification

18. Program Assessment