Teacher Education Admission Criteria

EDUC 2110
Fall 2013
Dr. William D. Impey
Education Student Services  KH 1314
Revised 08/20/2013
 Admission to Teacher Education is
separate from admission to KSU.
Teacher Education Admission Criteria
• Completed ENGL 1101 & 1102 with grades of
C or higher
• Completed 45 semester hours of coursework
from accredited institutions
• Registered with the Georgia Professional
Standards Commission to obtain a MyPSC
account and PSC ID#
• Passed or Exempted GACE Program
Admission Tests
Passed or Exempted
GACE Program Admission Tests
Exemption Options:
• Passed all three GACE Basic Skills assessments or
• SAT – Min. 1000* (Critical Reading/Verbal + Math) or
• ACT – Min. 43* (English + Math) or
• For GRE and additional exemption options, visit
* SAT scores prior to April 1, 1995, and ACT scores prior to
1989, were “recentered,” typically adding points. See the
certification officer for additional information.
Where might I find my exemption scores?
• Original score report
• KSU OWL Express
• Transcripts
- college/high school
• Testing company ($$)
Official supporting documentation
required if not on Owl Express
GACE Program Admission Tests
• Three tests: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing
• The Reading and Mathematics tests consist of
selected-response questions
• The Writing test consists of selected-response
questions and two constructed-response (written)
• Passing score required for each test
• Tests are administered at approved computer
testing centers
GACE Program Admission Tests
Online registration: http://gace.ets.org/
Program Admission Test I – Reading (200)
Program Admission Test II – Mathematics (201)
Program Admission Test III – Writing (202)
Program Admission Combined Test I, II, and III (700)
Fall Semester Testing Blocks:
10/5/13–10/25/13 – scores return 11/1/2013
11/2/13–11/12/13 – scores return 11/29/2013
11/30/13–12/21/13 – scores return 12/27/2013
For additional information, see
Certification Office
How do I prepare for
GACE Program Admission Tests?
• Preparation materials available on the GACE website
• Math tutoring:
 Lifelong Learning Center (Carmichael Student Center 261)
 Math Lab (Library 433)
• Writing Center (EB 242)
• Student Success Services (ex. test-taking strategies, test anxiety)
• Student Development: Carmichael Student Center
Teacher Education Admission Criteria
GPA Requirements
≥ 2.75 KSU AGPA (adjusted GPA)
≥ 2.75 Education Transfer GPA (ETGPA)
ETGPA includes general education (Areas A- E)
and lower division courses required for major
Teacher Education Admission Criteria
EDUC 2110 with grade of C or higher
Cleared Background Check
A positive teacher recommendation
EDUC 2110 Instructors have three choices:
• Recommended or
• Recommended with reservations or
• Not recommended
 You do not need to request the recommendation
from your EDUC 2110 instructor
Teacher Education Admission Criteria
• Professional, responsible behavior in all classes,
field experiences, and interactions with peers,
faculty, and staff
• Positive evaluations in field experiences
• Satisfied any additional admission requirements
specified by a major
 ARED, FLED, HPE, MUED students…see
your department advisor for additional
program requirements
Teacher Education Application
• Obtain an application at TEAC (KH 1314) or online
at https://education.kennesaw.edu/teac/
• KSU Advisor’s Signature: ECE, MGE and History
Education – signed by TEAC
online appointment scheduling
• Advisors in other program areas listed on
brochure or TEAC website Contacts
• Return completed applications to TEAC (KH 1314)
Teacher Education Application
For Spring 2014: Sept. 15
For Summer 2014: Feb. 15
For Fall 2014: April 15
You do NOT have to have completed all the
requirements for admission to the teacher
education program at the time of application
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Frequently Asked
TEAC Website: education.kennesaw.edu

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