OCONEE REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY
Serving the counties of Baldwin, Hancock, Johnson, Putnam, Washington & Wilkinson

PROGRAM ADMISSION/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST

Have you been offered employment with a Georgia school system and you want to enroll in Oconee RESA Georgia TAPP? If yes, please refer to the checklist below and submit to Oconee RESA a complete application package to enroll in Oconee RESA's GATAPP.

GATAPP Application Checklist

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an Accredited Institution. You must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. (Official transcripts must be submitted with the TAPP application or accessible from the GaPSC website; otherwise, application will not be processed.)
  • Pass GACE Program Admission Assessment or provide exemption report. To register, http://gace.ets.org/

    GACE Program Admission Exemptions:
  •  https://www.gapsc.com/EducatorPreparation/Assessment/BasicSkillsInfo.aspx
  • GACE Exemption:SAT score report
    Mark one:
         oScore reports dated on or after 7/1/19 - 1080 on Evidence based Reading/Writing and Math
         oScore reports dated prior to 7/1/19- 1000 on Verbal/Critical Reading, and Math (Note that this is the 
    previous SAT title used prior to March 2016), OR
         o1000 on Evidence based Reading/Writing and Math(Note that this is current SAT title as of March 2016). 

       For recentering SAT® scores prior to April, 1995, click here
        https://www.gapsc.com/EducatorPreparation/Assessment/SATRecentering.aspx

  • GACE Exemption: ACTscore report (combined english and math score of 43+)
  • GACE Exemption: GRE score report (combined verbal and quantitative)
    • If tested with the old GRE® format (before August 1, 2011), candidates need a GRE® composite score of 1030 on Verbal and Quantitative to exempt GACE Program Admission. 
    • If tested with the new GRE® format (on or after August 1, 2011), candidates need a GRE® composite score of 297 on Verbal and Quantitative to exempt GACE Program Admission. 
  • GACE Exemption:PassedPraxis I
  • Pass Educator Ethics Exit Assessment 360 (Provide a copy of certificate of completion or accessible from the GaPSC website)
    To register, go to http://gace.ets.org
  • Candidate must have been offered employment with a school district for at least half day
    If you have not secured a teaching position but are interested in becoming a teacher, click HERE

 
GATAPPApplicationPackage2019-2020.pdf       
(Candidates enrolled 7/1/19-6/30/20)   

                 
GATAPPApplicationPackage2020-2021.Final.pdf
(Candidates enrolled 7/1/20-6/30/21)






CONTACT US

206 South Main Street
Tennille, Georgia 31089

Phone: 478-552-5178

     Dr. Hayward Cordy
     Executive Director
Main Office Fax:
478-552-6499

Business Office Fax:
478-552-0446

Oconee RESA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.