Griffin RESA provides staff development courses that are approved by the Georgia Department of Education and the Professional Standards Commission. Courses are grouped in the following categories:

  • Endorsement Courses:
    1. Gifted
    2. Coaching
  • Special Georgia Requirements:
    1. Teaching of Reading
    2. The Exceptional Child
    3. Nature and Needs of the Middle School Learner
  • Leadership for School Improvement
  • Teacher Alternative Preparation Program (TAPP
  • Professional Learning: Customized courses tied to school and system school improvement plans
  • Consortia: Areas of exceptionality
  • Paraprofessional Courses: For licensure renewal.

All courses are approved by the Griffin RESA Program Advisory Council that is made up of the staff and curriculum directors of participating school districts.