Georgia’s Newly Certified Teachers

Making a Difference

I recently discovered another difference between the American education system and Georgia’s – the process of deciding who gets to be a teacher.  To be fair, I’m still not entirely sure what qualifications a teacher needs to have to be hired by a Georgian school, but I now know that he or she (ok, usually she) does need to be a state-licensed teacher, but I’m just not sure what that currently entails.  In the US, each of the fifty states is in charge of devising rules on teacher licensure/certification, and they usually include completing a teacher training course from an accredited university, passing one of a handful of standardized tests (such as Praxis or MTEL), spending a certain amount of time spent in a classroom teaching with an experienced teacher, and last but not least paying a state licensing fee.  If you are a licensed teacher in one state…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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