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Preparing to Become a Georgia Teacher

Teaching in Georgia is a career option for the individual who holds a bachelor's degree or higher whether or not a traditional teacher preparation program was completed and full teacher certification awarded, for the individual fully certified in another state, or for one who wishes to pursue an alternative pathway to full teacher certification. Georgia salaries and retirement benefits are generally higher than those in contiguous states.

The links on this page contain information regarding salaries and retirement benefits, educator preparation (routes to certification), financial aid, housing initiatives, and other helpful information.

Salary And Benefits
Teacher Preparation
Financial Aid Information
  • Financial Assistance
    • Federal Financial Aid--Toll-free Number: 1-800-4FED-AID

Helpful Online Resources