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Our 2024 Summer Cohort is now full!  The application window for our January 2025 cohort will open October 1, 2024.

Metro RESA is still taking applications for the 2024 Elementary Add-on Program.

To access the application, please click HERE.

The deadline for the One-Year Elementary program is August 1, 2024

The Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy (GaTAPP) is a classroom-based teacher preparation option for individuals who have the basic qualifications to teach early childhood, middle grades, secondary or P-12 education but have not completed a teacher preparation program. The program is not intended to replace regular college teacher education programs. It is, instead, an alternative option for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher but did not complete teacher education requirements as part of their degree programs. GaTAPP equips teacher candidates with the skills to ensure a reasonable expectation of initial success in their classrooms and puts in place a supervised candidateship/induction program that will help them move toward subsequent mastery of teaching. 

Please Note:

The process for selecting potential candidates for Metro RESA GaTAPP is specifically designed for the METRO RESA AREA ONLY. Applicants will not find the specific requirements listed on any other website, including the GaPSC site. Most GaTAPP programs have specific requirements unique to their program.