Teacher Support and Coaching Endorsement

 
(100 contact hours, 10 PLUs, Certification Add-on) 

Middle Georgia RESA GaPSC approved Teacher Support Specialist Program consists of two courses: Instructional Phase and an internship Phase. Participants in the TSS Program must be recommended by their system for participation in this program. This program endeavors to abide by and provide expertise in accordance with the PSC rule 505-3-.105 TEACHER SUPPORT AND COACHING (TSC) ENDORSEMENT  .

Candidate admission to the MGRESA Endorsement Program requires the following:
  •  A valid, level 4 or higher Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, Life certificate, or service certificate with a recommendation to serve as a TSC from a local unit of administration or school administrator is required for program admission. Educators admitted to the program holding leadership, Life, or service certificates must have held a Professional teaching certificate. 
 
Candidates must register online under Online Registration for each course of the TSS Endorsement and follow the link to print the application for system approval 

 
 

This is a job-embedded program. Candidates must practice mentoring and coaching skills with assigned mentees and groups.  

 
The Endorsement is divided into two courses consisting of 5 PLUs each and must be taken in sequence.  Completion of the two courses is required in order to add the TSS endorsement to an existing level 4 professional teaching certificate or higher.

Course Materials:
Cheliotes, L. and Reilly, M. (2010). Coaching Conversations Transforming Your School On Conversation at a Time. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Killion, J. and Harrison, C. (2006). Taking the Lead:  New Roles for Teachers and School-based coaches. Oxford, OH: National Staff Development Council. 



Carolyn H. Williams, Executive Director
cwilliams@mgresa.us
MGRESA 80 Cohen Walker Drive Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 478-988-7170 Fax: 478-988-7176       E-Verify #: 470112