Graduate Catalog 2019-2021

Non-Degree Endorsement Programs in Teacher Education

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement

The ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) Endorsement Program is designed for any certified P-12 teacher who is interested in learning how to meet the needs more effectively of the students in his/her classroom. The program addresses the competencies required by the Professional Standards Commission's Georgia ESOL Endorsement.

Reading Endorsement

Georgia College (GC) offers a unique professional development opportunity. The program is designed for any P-12 teacher or supplemental reading teacher who is interested in learning how to better meet the needs of the students in his/her classroom. The program addresses the competencies required by the Professional Standards Commission’s Georgia Reading Endorsement. It emphasizes classroom application and addresses three strands:

  • Understanding Readers and the Reading Process
  • Linking Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • Instructional Strategies in the content areas across Pre-K-12 educators.