Requirements for Admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP)
English Education students need to apply and be accepted into the Teacher Education Program (TEP) by the end of their second year at UWG.
Students will take their upper-level professional education courses in the TEP, as well as complete their teaching internship.
To apply for the TEP, here are the steps you need to take:
- Register here for a MyPSC account
- Take the GACE Program Admission Assessment Tests (or exempt the GACE with ACT/SAT scores*). You can register online for the GACE tests here. You’ll need your "GA CERT ID" from your MyPSC account in step one. Make sure to register for the correct tests: the "Program Admission Combined Test I, II, and III," which is test #710
- Take the Georgia Ethics Assessment. To take the assessment, go to your MyPSC account and register for test #360.
- Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.7
*Acceptable exemption scores for the GACE are ACT scores: 43 combined English and Math; SAT scores: 1000 combined Critical Reading and Math; GRE: prior to August 2011, 1030 Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning after August 2011, 297 Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning. Please see your advisor to make sure you are eligible.