Professional Learning


The Rockdale County Public Schools Office of Professional Learning will promote and sustain engaging and ongoing research-based practices to foster employee effectiveness. By personalizing job-embedded professional learning, we will positively impact our overall goal to promote student growth and achievement.


K-5 Mathematics
The K-5 Mathematics Endorsement is now opened for registration for the 2019 school year. This three course endorsement consists of 160 contact hours and a 25 hour authentic residency that is embedded throughout the endorsement. Course one is 80% contact hours with 30% online. Course two is 40% contact hours with 25% online. Course three is 40 contact hours with 50% online.

The endorsement is opened to certified teachers with a valid level 4 or higher Induction Georgia teaching certificate and with minimum of two years of teaching experience. The cohort will meet on Thursday nights at the Rockdale Career Academy. Go to PD Express for more information and to register. The link is also located at the bottom of this page.

Instructors: Dr. Linelle Brunson and LaToya Byrd
K-5 Math Endorsement Flyer.pdf

Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) Changes in PLU Requirements for Certificate Renewal

Excerpt from Georgia House Bill 164
Code Section 20-2-200 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the regulation of certificated professional personnel by the Professional Standards Commission, is amended by revising paragraphs (4) and (4.1) of subsection (b) as follows: (4) Requirements for certification renewal shall be established to foster ongoing professional learning, enhance student achievement, and verify standards of ethical conduct; provided, however, that from July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2017, no professional learning requirements shall be required for certificate renewal for clear renewable certificates for certificated personnel or for certificate renewal for paraprofessionals.

​Mike Mauriello
Phone: 770-388-5677

Christal Moore: Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper: Email 770-388-5677 ext. 31313
Ursala Davis: Teacher Effectiveness Coach: Email 770-388-5677 ext. 31373

Helpful Links

505-2-.18 Paraprofessional License 4.15.18
Ga PSC Renewal Requirements Rule 505-2-.36 FAQ

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Griffin RESA
Metro RESA

PD Express      


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