Georgia Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

Georgia offers out-of-state teachers the opportunity to obtain a Clear Renewable Teaching Certification through Interstate Reciprocity. You must either currently hold a Professional Educator Certification issued by a NASDTEC member state or have completed an approved teacher preparation program in another state while fulfilling all other necessary certification requirements. For more information on the process of certification through reciprocity, explore the Georgia Department of Education website or contact the Georgia Department of Education at (800) 869-7775.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Georgia.

Alabama Kansas New Hampshire South Dakota
Arizona Kentucky New Jersey Tennessee
Arkansas Louisiana New Mexico Texas
California Maine New York Utah
Colorado Maryland North Carolina Vermont
Connecticut Massachusetts North Dakota Virginia
Delaware Michigan Ohio Washington
Florida Mississippi Oklahoma West Virginia
Hawaii Missouri Oregon Wisconsin
Idaho Montana Pennsylvania Wyoming
Illinois Nebraska Rhode Island  
Indiana Nevada South Carolina  

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