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 Curriculum and Instruction


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Curriculum and Instruction supports evidence-based instructional practices and strategies ​for di​fferentiated, innovative, and effective teaching and learning based on the State-adopted standards in support of a balanced curriculum for the whole child​.​

Geo​rgia Standards of Excellence​

Georgia K-12 teachers in collaboration with post-secondary educators, business and industry representatives, parents, and educational agencies and organizations work to develop challenging and relevant standards. Georgia standards are reviewed on a regular cycle to stay​ current with our ever-changing, fast-paced, and technological society. All content area standards, along with sample instructional resources​, are available on GeorgiaStandards.Org. ​

Updates​​​​​​

Rules and Guidance

Graduation Rule​​​

Awarding Credit Rule

Official List of State Funded Courses for 2022-2023

Frequently Requested Guidance

Content Area Standards

​Profess​ional Learning Opportunities

GaDOE Community
Please visit this link t​o access the catalog of upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities (gadoe.org).

    Instr​u​ctional Resour​ces for Families and Teachers​

     

    In response to COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Education partnered with Georgia Public Broadcasting​ to launch the Georgia Home Classroom. Georgia families and teachers can access K-12 resources produced by Georgia teachers that are aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence.​

    The Essential Toolkit 

    We also provide many other free instructional resources aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). These resources were selected by ​GaDOE content area specialists, to be used by Georgia teachers. Please visit GeorgiaStandards.Org and the Essential Toolkit.

    Assessment R​​esources

    ​Freque​nt​​ly Requested Information​​​​

    Dual Enrollment​​

    For more information about dual enrollment please visit: Dual Enrollment ​​​​

    Teacher Certification

    ​Contact the Georgia Professional Standards Commission regarding certification at (800) 869-7775 or email: mail@gapsc.com.​

    Home Schools and Curriculum

    The agency does not endorse or provide a curriculum for home study programs. Visit GaDOE Home School or email homeschool@doe.k12.ga.us.

    Georgia Transfer​

    A partnership of Georgia’s educational organizations whose mission is to make course transfer information available to all Georgia citizens through a we​b portal​.

    ​​Supplemental Information

     Contact Information

    April P. Aldridge, Ed.D.
    Director
    (229) 449-2560
    april.aldridge@doe.k12.ga.us

    Jan Walker
    Business Support Analyst
    (470) 231-3274
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    Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement 

    The Georgia Department of Education’s strategic plan emphasizes transforming the agency into one that provides meaningful support to schools and districts.  The agency has developed a common, continous improvement framework to ensure that these efforts are aligned across all agency divisions, departments, and programs.