EDUC 2110 Spring 2014 Dr. William D. Impey TEACHER EDUCATION ADVISEMENT CENTER (TEAC) Education Student Services KH 1314 https://education.kennesaw.edu/teac/ Revised 01/24/14
Teacher Education Admission • Admission to Teacher Education is separate from admission to KSU.
PSC ID# • All students applying to teacher education must Register with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to create a MyPSC account and obtain a PSC ID#. • Include your PSC ID# on the teacher education application. https://mypsc.gapsc.org/Register.aspx
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Continue personal information • Enter primary email • Program Provider: Kennesaw State University • A temporary password has been sent to the email address • Open email in new tab or browser to retrieve temporary password
Copy temporary password and go back to PSC screen and continue • Paste temporary password • Create new password (password requirements on the right side). Note this password! • Submit: Congratulations!Select “Login”
Teacher Education Admission Criteria GACE Program Admission Assessment • Exemption Options: • Passed all three GACE Basic Skills assessments or • SAT – Min. 1000*(Critical Reading/Verbal + Math) or • ACT – Min. 43*(English + Math) or • For GRE and additional exemption options, visit www.gapsc.com * SAT scores prior to April 1, 1995, and ACT scores prior to 1989, were “recentered,” typically adding points. See the certification officer for additional information.
Where might I find my exemption scores? • Original score report • KSU OWL Express • Transcripts • - college/high school • Testing company ($$) • Official supporting documentation required if not on Owl Express
Teacher Education Admission Criteria If not exempt ……GACE Program Admission Assessments (formerly GACE Basic Skills) Must have your PSC ID# and PSC approval to register for GACE Program Admission Assessment.
GACE Program Admission Assessment Online registration: http://gace.ets.org/ Program Admission Test I – Reading (200)Program Admission Test II – Mathematics (201)Program Admission Test III – Writing (202)Program Admission Combined Test I, II, and III (700) Spring Semester Testing Blocks: 2/1/14 – 2/21/14 3/1/14 – 3/21/14 4/5/14 – 4/25/14 5/3/14 – 5/13/14
GACE Program Admission Assessment • Three tests: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing • The Reading and Mathematics tests consist of selected-response questions • The Writing test consists of selected-response questions and two constructed-response (written) assignments • Passing score required for each test • Tests are administered at approved computer testing centers
How do I prepare for GACE Program Admission Tests? • Preparation materials available on the GACE website http://gace.ets.org/ • Math tutoring: • Lifelong Learning Center (Carmichael Student Center 261) • Math Lab(Library 433) • Writing Center(EB 242) • Student Success Services(ex. test-taking strategies, test anxiety) • Student Development: Carmichael Student Center
Teacher Education Admission Criteria • Completed 45 semester hours of coursework from accredited institutions • GPA Requirements • ≥ 2.75 KSU AGPA (adjusted GPA) AND ≥2.75 Education Transfer GPA (ETGPA) • ETGPA includes general education (Areas A- E) and lower division courses required for major
Teacher Education Admission Criteria EDUC 2110with grade of C or higher Cleared Background Check A positive teacher recommendation • EDUC 2110 Instructors have three choices: • Recommended or • Recommended with reservations or • Not recommended • You do not need to request the recommendation from your EDUC 2110 instructor
Teacher Education Admission Criteria • Professional, responsible behavior in all classes, field experiences, and interactions with peers, faculty, and staff • Positive evaluations in field experiences • Satisfied any additional admission requirements specified by a major • ARED, FLED, HPE, MUED students…see your department advisor for additional program requirements
Teacher Education Application • Obtain an application at TEAC (KH 1314) or online at https://education.kennesaw.edu/teac/ • KSU Advisor’s Signature: ECE, MGE and History Education – signed by TEAC online appointment scheduling • Advisors in other program areas listed on brochure or TEAC website Contacts • Return completed applications to TEAC (KH 1314)
Teacher Education Application DEADLINES • For Summer 2014: Feb. 15 • For Fall 2014: April 15 • For Spring 2015: Sept. 15 • You do NOT have to have completed all the requirements for admission to the teacher education program at the time of application
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