GSU Teacher Preparation Programs’ New Admission Requirements Announcement GSU Admits 2015 Take Gace Program Admission Test and GACE Ethics Program Entry Assessment http://education.gsu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/gaceand-educator-ethics/ Complete and Submit COE– OAA Application for Preservice Certificate http://education.gsu.edu/student-services/office-of-academic-assistance/applyingfor-certification/certification-requirements / GaPSC Issues Preservice Certificate Approved For Placement In School Complete both GACE tests, a Teacher Education application form, and have the program required minimum GPA to be admitted. The Georgia Professional Standards Commission’s adoption of new policies has resulted in changes to GSU’s teacher certification program. • All recently admitted candidates must take the GACE Ethics Program Entry Assessment (350) in addition to GACE Program Admission Test. • All recently admitted candidates must obtain a Preservice Certificate prior to a field placement in a cooperating teacher’s classroom. After admission must apply for Preservice Certificate. The Preservice certificate is required for any field-placements in a teacher certification program beginning fall 2015. Candidates who do not apply by posted deadlines will risk postponing their start date in their teacher education programs.