Teacher Recertification: Open Entry Courses

Attention Teachers!

PACE remains committed to providing you with quality teacher development education and support.

Questions? Call 229.245.6484 and include in your message the  best time to call you. We are working remotely and will respond within 24 hours .

About the courses, grades, and completion documents ...

  • You have 6 months access to complete your course(s). Course dates shown when registering are for OFFICE USE ONLY.
    • You must spend a minimum of 2 weeks working in these courses.
    • Although you may finish your course in less than 2 weeks, instructors WILL NOT grade work until the 2-weeks had passed.
  • Certificates and completion letters are not available immediately upon course completion. 
    • PACE CANNOT process your documents until grade reports are received from the instructor.
    • Allow a minimum of 10 - 14 days after submitting your final work to receive your documents.
    • All documents are sent via email. Hard copies are available upon request.
  • Maximum number of courses allowed per term:
    • Summer, May 1 - Aug 31: 10 courses
    • Fall, Sept 1 - Dec 31: 5 courses
    • Spring, Jan 1 - April 30: 5 courses
  • All courses below are accepted by the GaPSC to fulfill relicensure requirements. For teachers in states other than GA, please check with your Department of Education or professional standards organization to ensure these courses are accepted. 
3-column table; column one contains titles of teacher professional development courses; column two contains the number of CEUs and PLUs awarded for the class; column three contains the registration link for the course.
Courses PLUs / CEUs Register
Advanced Classroom Management 3 PLU / CEU Register
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder 3 PLU / CEU Register
Autism & Asperger's Disorder 3 PLU / CEU Register
Behavior Is Language 4 PLU / 4.5 CEU Register
Build School Communities: Brain Smart Classroom Management 3 CEU Register
Child Abuse 3 PLU / CEU Register
Drugs & Alcohol in Schools 3 PLU / CEU Register
Early Childhood: Family-Centered Services 3 PLU / CEU Register
Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment 4 PLU / 4.5 CEU Register
Early Childhood: Program Planning 4 PLU / 4.5 CEU Register
Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development 4 PLU / 4.5 CEU Register
Educational Assessment 3 PLU / CEU Register
English Language Learner (ELL) Series:
ELL: Language Acquisition 4.5 CEU Register
ELL: Methods & Materials 4.5 CEU Register
ELL: Evaluation & Assessment 4.5 CEU Register
ELL: Linguistics 4.5 CEU Register
Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools 3 PLU / CEU Register
Inclusion: Working with Special Needs 3 PLU / CEU Register
Infant & Toddler Mental Health 3 PLU / CEU Register
Learning Disabilities 4 PLU / 4.5 CEU Register
Reading & Writing in Content Area 3 PLU / CEU Register
Reading Fundamentals (RF) Series:
RF #1: An Introduction to Scientifically-Based Research 3 PLU/CEU Register
RF #2: Laying the Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction 3 PLU/CEU Register
RF #3: Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment 4 PLU/4.5 CEU Register
Response to Intervention 4.5 CEU Register
Six Traits of Writing Model 3 CEU Register
Talented & Gifted Students 3 PLU/CEU Register
Teaching Diversity 3 PLU/CEU Register
Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually 3 PLU/CEU Register
Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually 4.5 CEU Register
Traumatized Child 3 PLU/CEU Register
Try DI!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program 4 PLU/4.5 CEU Register
Understanding Aggression 4 PLU/4.5 CEU Register
Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards 4 PLU/4.5 CEU Register
Violence in Schools 3 PLU/CEU Register
Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction 4 PLU/4.5 CEU Register

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PLU/CEU Requirements:

A "Professional Learning Approval" form will be emailed to you within 5-7 days of registration.

  • You may start your classes while waiting for the PLA form to arrive.
  • Complete the form, have it signed by your superintendent or system designee and return to VSU Professional & Community Education (PACE).
  • If you are not currently employed in a school setting, you must sign the bottom of the form.

Upon receipt of your grade report indicating successful completion of the course:

  • A certificate and completion letter will be emailed to you.
  • Hard copies are available upon request.
  • If you are currently working in a school system, the documents will be sent to the school system you indicated on the professional learning approval form and copies will be sent to you.
  • Teachers are responsible for submitting their documents to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. This includes uploading your CEU transcript to your MyPSC account. CEU transcripts are NOT submitted to the GaPSC by the college or university.

Cancellation & Refund Policies

Georgia Teachers: Please check with your school, school district, or the  GA Professional Standards Commission  BEFORE registering for our teacher recertification courses to make sure they will be accepted.

cancellation processing and handling fee of $10 will be charged if you cancel after your registration is processed and confirmed. No refunds will be given for cancellations two weeks (14 days) after the course access link is emailed to you.

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