The Spring Semester course, March 19 - May15, 2016 has begun. Completion of this course satisfied the Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirement. PSC RULE: Any person certified in a teaching field, the leadership field of Educational Leadership, the service fields of Media Specialist and School Counseling, or holders of permit certificates shall complete course work approved by the GaPSC (three  semester hours of college credit or five  Georgia professional learning units) in the identification and education of children who have special educational needs. (Page 2, 505-2-.24 SPECIAL GEORGIA REQUIREMENTS, Effective April 15, 2015. Authority O.C.G.A. 20-2-200) This was formerly known as the Georgia House Bill 671 course.
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The course offered on this site was previously approved by the Georgia Department of Education, The University of Georgia, Agnes Scott College, MRESA, GaTAPP and over 60 Georgia school systems.
I am sorry but I can't offer this course any more online because of rule changes at the PSC.
My course website and blog will go offline completely on May 31, 2016.
I do have some suggestions about where else you can look for a course to fulfill the PSC Special Georgia Requirement:
- Check with the university where you received your degree to see if they offer the 3 semester hour course. Also check with colleges and universities near where you live or work. They may have the course, more and more universities are offering courses online. (Be sure to review your transcript to see if you may have already taken a course that meets this requirement. If you would like confirmation that a particular course is acceptable for this requirement, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or through your MyPSC account that includes the course name, course description, and a link to the institution’s website.)
- Check with the professional learning office at a local school system near where you live or work. They may offer the course and charge far less than colleges and universities.
- Check with a Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) This is a link to all of them. Some offer courses online so it doesn't have to be one in your area.
If you have any questions or concerns you may email me at email@example.com