Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment


Candidates taking the Georgia Ethics assessments must follow the guidelines below in order to receive credit and notify program providers of test completion.

Georgia Educator Ethics – Program Entry (350)

  • State-approved traditional educator preparation program candidates (colleges/universities) must complete Program Entry as one of the requirements to hold a Pre-service certificate.
  • State-approved non-traditional educator preparation program initial teaching candidates (GaTAPP) must complete Program Entry prior to program admission.
  • Out-of-state initial teaching candidates doing field experiences/clinical practice in Georgia must complete Program Entry as one of the requirements to hold a Pre-service certificate.

Although candidates do not receive a score, all training modules and end-of-module tests must be completed to receive credit for the assessment.

Georgia Educator Ethics – Program Exit (360)

  • State-approved traditional educator preparation program candidates (colleges/universities) must attempt Program Exit prior to program completion; they must pass Program Exit as one of the requirements to hold an Induction certificate.
  • State-approved non-traditional educator preparation program initial teaching candidates (GaTAPP) must pass Program Exit prior to program completion.
  • Out-of-state initial teaching candidates doing field experiences/clinical practice in Georgia must attempt Program Exit prior to program completion.
  • Out-of-state educators seeking certification in Georgia via reciprocity with less than three (3) years of experience must pass Program Exit.

Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership – Program Entry (370)

  • All candidates admitted (enrolled and taking classes) to any GaPSC-approved Educational Leadership program (non-tiered program or the new tiered model) on or after July 1, 2016, must complete (do not have to pass) Program Entry prior to becoming enrolled.
  • A candidate who completes this Program Entry requirement for Tier I, does not have to complete it again for Tier II.

Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership – Program Exit (380)

  • All candidates completing any GaPSC-approved Educational Leadership program (non-tiered program or the new tiered model) on or after July 1, 2016, must attempt Program Exit prior to completion and must pass the assessment to earn certification in the field of Educational Leadership.
  • A candidate who passes Program Exit for Tier I certification, does not have to pass it again for Tier II certification.

Please note that some candidates may have to complete and/or pass the assessment for state certification. Please contact mail@gapsc.com regarding your individual certification questions.

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