Metro RESA offers two non-traditional certification programs: GaTAPP and iLEAD.
The Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy (GaTAPP) is an alternative certification program for classroom teachers.
GaTAPP is designed for individuals who:
- Wish to transition into teaching from another career path
- Did not complete a teacher education program
- Have never held a clear and renewable (professional) teaching certificate
More GaTAPP information can be found HERE.
iLEAD: Alternative Preparation for Educational Leaders
iLEAD is a non-traditional preparation program for school leaders. Systems recommend potential candidates who are working in a leadership position at least part time. iLEAD is a one year job-embedded program providing authentic work in a real time setting. Candidates who successfully complete Tier I of the iLEAD program will be recommended for a Performance Based Educational Leadership Tier I certificate.
For more information about the iLEAD program, click HERE