School Library Connection


Contact Information

Address:Georgia Department of Education
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30334
Telephone (404) 656-2800
Toll Free (800) 311-3627 (GA)
Fax: (404) 651 8737

Georgia Department of Education: or

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: No

Master's Degree Needed: Yes

Library Media Content Test Needed: Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) – Media Specialist. Candidates must take the Educational Media Tests (101 and 102) and score 220 on both tests.

Description: Georgia offers a service certificate in Media Specialist. Currently all certificates are classified as Certification Fields and Endorsements ( An applicant may qualify for an Induction or a Non-Renewable Professional Certificate. Non-Renewable Professional Certificats are issued at the request of a Georgia employer when one or more conditions have to be met.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligibility for a licensure includes:

Reciprocity: Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement. This can be found at: ( LMS Certification - School LIbrary Media Certification By State: Georgia 0