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Every day, across the great state of Georgia, world language teaching professionals enter their classrooms and share the world beyond our borders with their students. They strive to give their students not only the linguistic tools they will need to enter the global arena, but also the cultural competencies they will need to be competitive in the workforce. This page is, first and foremost, dedicated to these professionals and their students.
Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Parlez-vous Français? Georgia Says 'Oui,' Leads Southeast In World Language Education! Find out more via this link!
Check out our recent article in the ACTFL Language Educator on Building a Globally Competent and Competitive Workforce for Georgia.
GaDOE Launches World Language Community Online PLC
The Georgia Department of Education has launched a new innovative platform to provide the opportunity for world language teachers and administrators and GaDOE staff to collaborate, connect and share thoughts and resources as well as encouragement for the 2020-2021 school year! The instructions below will help guide you in the creation of your account and navigating to the communities that you are interested in. We look forward to connecting! Find out how via the pdf instructions below.
Introducing GaDOE WL Communities.pdf
Access Files via this link.
German Level 1 Unit and Lesson Plans
German Level 2 Unit and Lesson Plans
Spanish Level 1 Unit and Lesson Plans
Spanish Level 2 Unit and Lesson Plans
Spanish Level 3 Unit and Lesson Plans
Spanish Level 4 Unit and Lesson Plans
French Level 1 Unit and Lesson Plans
French Level 2 Unit and Lesson Plans
French Level 3 Unit and Lesson Plans
French Level 4 Unit and Lesson Plans
AP French Unit and Lesson Plans
ASL Level 1 Unit and Lesson Plans
ASL Level 2 Unit and Lesson Plans
Unlocking the Power of Google Calendar as a Hub - Mrs. Meredith White
Tools for Success to Support All Students in the Virtual World Language Classroom - Mrs. Delgadillo (March 2020)
Tools for Success to Support All Students in the Virtual World Language Classroom.pptx
Tech Tools for World Language Educators - Sonya Breaux - Link to Padlet
Tips for Easy Unit Planning during Digital Learning - Elsie Ratliff and Jamie Vega - July 2020
Jamie Vega and Elsie Ratliff Webinar 7-30-2020.pdf
The Georgia state cerfification agency is called the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). They offer a variety of tools to help prospective teachers find the pathways to certification to meet their needs. These can be found here. You may find both the Steps to Becoming a Georgia Teacher and the Certificate Explorer features helpful along with the other tools provided there.
In an effort to make the certification process easier to understand for prospective world language teachers here in Georgia, we are pleased to provide these additional resources to help answer your questions. Please refer to the above information or contact the PSC directly at
firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance.
Revised Certification Guidance at a glance for World Language Educators in Georgia.pdf
Certification Guidance at a glance for World Language Educators in Georgia SPAN.pdf (Spanish Version)
Pathways to World Language Teacher Certification in Georgia.pdf
Check out the LangCred Site for nationwide information on teacher preparation programs.
Link to Pathways to Certification Webinar with GaPSC
Pathways to Certification Webinar Presentation.pdf
World Language WebinarSPANISH.pdf
Link to EdTPA Webinar with Dr. Garrett Rucks
World Language PSC Webinar March 2022.pdf
For more information on the International Skills Diploma Seal program, please review the recorded webinar below.
2018 Webinar reviewing the ISDS Program.
Link to presentation for webinar.
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