Teacher Recertification

Teacher Certificate Renewal in Georgia

Effective July 1, 2017, the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) permanently discontinued Professional Learning Units (PLUs) as a renewal requirement. New regulations have changed continuing education for teachers to a "job-embedded model that will take place within a professional learning community" - generally within a school or local unit of administration (LUA). For complete details about these changes, visit the links below or contact the professional development authority in your school district.


PLU Requirements for Certificate Renewal

GA Professional Standards Commission: Professional Learning for Certificate Renewal

Self-paced/Open Entry Online

In partnership with Virtual Education Software, Inc. (VESi), we offer professional learning unit (PLU) and continuing education unit (CEU) courses for K-12 educators. These interactive courses provide expert instruction at a pace that fits your schedule. You choose your start date.

Instructor-led Online

We also proudly partner with ED2GO to offer courses for professional learning units (PLUs) and continuing education units (CEUs). Lessons in these courses are paced out over a six-week period. Check our schedule for starting dates.

Advanced Placement® Summer Institutes

VSU Continuing Education is an approved provider of week-long Advanced Placement Summer Institutes® (APSI®) for teachers committed to the pursuit of enhanced teaching and learningInstitute offerings, taught by College Board approved consultants, are typically held in July. 

Check back in December for updates on our Summer 2018 institutes.

Please note: Courses approved for PLU/CEU credit are not convertible to academic credit/semester hours.

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