GaLAPP is an alternative leadership preparation, post-baccalaureate program designed for individuals who have not prepared as leaders in a traditional leadership preparation program. The program recognizes candidates’ earlier academic preparation and life experiences and results in recommendation for the Tier I leadership certification. Tier I supports candidates in entry-level leadership positions below the principal and system level positions that do not supervise principals.
The candidate must be employed in a position requiring leadership certification for one-half or more each day.
The candidate’s system must recommend the candidate for participation in the program and must apply for a non-renewable leadership certificate for the candidate.
The candidate must pass the Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership Assessment (#380).
The candidate must provide evidence of successful teaching and teacher leadership experience.
The candidate must provide evidence of engaging colleagues in professional learning opportunities.
The candidate must exhibit professional leadership dispositions.
All candidates must either complete the Pioneers in Leadership Program or the Essential Course prior to entry to the Residency Program.
Preferred: Hold Teacher Leadership or Coaching Endorsement