Expanding the Pool of Teachers Policy
The state should offer a license with minimal requirements that allows content experts to teach part time.
Georgia offers the Adjunct License for part-time teaching. To be eligible for the Adjunct License applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution of higher education. Candidates are required to a have a minimum of two years work experience in the desired field of certification.
Adjunct License applicants are also required to pass a content exam.
The employing district must assign a mentor to the Adjunct Licensed teacher. The adjunct instructor cannot be employed for more than 50 percent of the school day.
Georgia Professional Standards Commission Rules 505-2-.40
Georgia recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.