6 Steps To Become a Spanish Teacher in Georgia

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To become a Spanish Teacher in Georgia, you Need 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree 
  2. GACE
  3. GACE Content Assessment
  4. Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment – 
  5. edTPA: Foreign Language – Spanish (P-12)
  6. Apply for an induction certificate from the GaPSC

First, Bachelor’s Degree 

You Will Need to Attend college to earn your Bachelor’s Degree in education with a major in Spanish. The Bachelor’s Degree Has to be from a Regionally accredited & approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) College or University. 

Secondly, The GACE 

The Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Program Admission Assessment. The GACE ensures that all teachers have the knowledge & skills needed to do the job of a teacher in Georgia. There is a lot to this test, and I highly recommend checking out the official GACE Website. About the Assessments: GACE (ets.org)

Thirdly, GACE Content Assessment Spanish

This is the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Spanish Specialisation. This test ensures you possess all the required knowledge and skills to teach Spanish in Georgia. GACE Assessments Offered: GACE (ets.org)

Fourth, Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment

The GEA is coupled with a training program that offers a “learn by doing” approach around true-to-life scenarios, including actions, dispositions, and values. Designed not only to reinforce ethical standards or “code, ” these assessments also allow you to navigate through “real life” scenarios, deepening your understanding of obligations and situations to clarify how to avoid risk.

For more information, go to About the Georgia Ethics Assessments (ets.org)

Fifth, EDTPA: Foreign Language – Spanish (P-12)

Check out the website edTPA

Sixth, Apply for an induction certificate from the GaPSC.


Becoming a Spanish teacher in Georgia is a long process. However, we hope we made it easier for you to navigate. If you are working towards becoming a Spanish Teacher or are learning Spanish, please feel free to use and share all our Resources, including Handouts, Videos, and more. 

Please understand that we do not make any state rules and have no influence on testing or requirements for becoming a Spanish teacher. All the information is to help you guide the process, but you should always check the Official Government Websites for Any official Information.


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