The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) certifies professional employees working in public school systems in the state of Georgia.
Fulton County Schools certified staff, including teachers, specified administrators, and paraprofessionals, must maintain valid state certifications.
Teachers are required to hold valid certification in the fields they teach.
- The PSC requires official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended as part of the certification review process.
- Certification applications can be obtained by visiting the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website.
- Applicants will receive a letter from the PSC advising them on all requirements that must be completed for full certification.
- District employees are notified by the Certification Office of deadlines for completing all certification requirements.
The Talent Division has established standards and practices for staffing and supporting high-quality, certified professionals. Read more about information regarding certification and highly qualified teaching requirements at the Resources area to your right on this page.