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 Curriculum and Instruction

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Curriculum an​​d 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 agen​cies and organizations work to develop challenging and relevant standards. Georgia standards are review​ed 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.


Rules and Guidance

Gradu​ation Rule​​​​

Awarding Credit Rule

Official List of State Funded Courses for 2023-2024

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 (

​Curriculum Supervisors Professional Learning Resources

Teaching and Lea​rning Newsletters​

For weekly Teaching and Learning Updates, please subscribe to "Right Now Resources." ​​ To read issues from 2021-22 please visit: T&L Newsletter Archives​

    Instr​u​ctional R​esour​ces for Families a​nd 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​.

    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:​

    Home Schools and Curriculum

    The agency does not endorse or provide a curriculum for home study programs. Visit GaDOE Home School or email

    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​

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     Contact Information

    April P. Aldridge, Ed.D.​
    Deputy Superintendent
    Teaching and Learning​

    Kellie Martin
    Business Support Analyst


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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.