Alternative Teacher Certification Project


Administered by the GSU College of Education, the ATCP stipend is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of innovation and Improvement Transition to Teaching program. The $4500.00 stipend is available to mid-career changers or recent career graduates seeking certification in Biology, Chemistry, Elementary Education, English, Physics, General Science or Special Education. Additionally, students will receive intensive professional development as well as technological devices that can be used in the classroom. The award process is highly competitive and students must commit to teach there (3) consecutive years in a partner high-need school district

GSU TEACH Grant: Opportunity for Teacher Education Candidates who commit to teach in high-need subject areas at a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low- income families. Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year with a maximum of 16,000)