2017 Georgia Code
Title 20 - Education
Chapter 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Article 17 - Teachers and Other School Personnel
Part 10 - Professional Standards
§ 20-2-988. Duties and authority of commission

Universal Citation: GA Code § 20-2-988 (2017)
  • (a) The Professional Standards Commission shall evaluate transcripts and issue certificates for all educational personnel seeking certification.
  • (b) The commission shall follow policies consistent with general education objectives established under Georgia statutes.
  • (c) The commission shall have the authority to hear the public, the teaching profession, and professional groups and associations on any matter of concern under the jurisdiction of the commission.
  • (d) The commission has the authority to appoint panels of educators, including public school classroom teachers, to serve as members of teams visiting institutions and school systems having teacher education programs for purposes associated with the process of approving said programs. The commission shall also have the authority to review any report of such teams and to determine whether or not programs proposed for its approval meet its adopted criteria.
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