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Georgia Professional Standards Commission Meeting Report - July 2023

The following topics were discussed during the Georgia Professional Standards Commission’s (GaPSC) monthly meetings July 12-13, 2023.

Rules There was another public hearing regarding the removal of DEI – “diversity,” “equity,” and “inclusion” – from the GaPSC’s 2023 educator preparation program standards. Two stakeholders spoke against the changes. The commission adopted the new rules.

Educator Preparation & Certification

The GaPSC granted Berry College’s request to defer the Fall 2026 Continuing Approval Review to Fall 2027.


The commission granted Continuing Approval with Conditions for Pioneer RESA and the six educator preparation programs reviewed during the Spring 2023 Continuing Approval Review.

August GaPSC Meeting The next meetings will be Aug. 9-10, 2023.


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