Georgia Teacher Education Programs

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Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Georgia. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Georgia, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.


Georgia is one of the country’s fastest growing states. Approximately 9.8 million people live in the state, and the numbers continue to climb. The state is located in the southeastern United States and experiences hot and humid summers. With both public and private educational institutions combined, Georgia offers roughly 115 post-secondary schools to study or teach in. There are of course many things to do in Georgia when you are not working, including outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and boating. Georgia’s museums, art galleries, shopping or restaurants are also attractive to many.

Teacher Education in Georgia

Georgia students studying to become teachers enjoy many options when it comes to state-specific financial aid programs, including the Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship, the PROMISE Teacher Scholarship and the Destination Teacher Scholarship.

Teaching Careers in Georgia

The first step to becoming a teacher in Georgia is to obtain a bachelor's degree. You must also pass a student-teacher program and have a recommendation from that program. Finally, you will have to complete a content knowledge assessment. According to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income for teachers in Georgia is $44,020. Your salary will depend largely on your area of expertise, level of experience and what level of education you are teaching.

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