Professional Qualifications of MECHS Staff
For teachers employed with Mountain Education whose certification is waived, the minimum qualifications is a Clearance Certificate.
All Special Education Teachers', those who do and do not enter grades, minimum qualifications are to hold a Clearance Certificate and Special Education Certificate in their service area teaching assignment.
Paraprofessionals must hold a valid GaPSC license in accordance with GaPSC Rule 505-2-.18.
Certificate Renewal Process for MECHS Employees
To renew your certificate through MECHS, please see checklist and GaPSC rule below:
MECHS Certificate Renewal Requirements.pdf
GaPSC Rule 505-2-.36.pdf
For more information regarding certification, please visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website at https://www.gapsc.com/.
To learn more about Professional Learning towards certificate renewals, please visit the Professional Learning webpage.