Application for Teacher Candidacy
By submitting this application, I agree to the conditions in effect at the time of this application and any subsequent changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and/or the Tift College of Education. I also understand that the Teacher Education Admissions Officer reserves the right to review my progress for the purpose of determining my continued acceptance in the Teacher Education Program. If I am denied admission, I understand that I must meet any new requirements at the time I reapply.
I certify that the information provided in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I agree that, if accepted, I will abide by all the rules, procedures, and policies of the College, now and hereafter adopted, as set forth in the Mercer Catalog, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and the Honor System. I understand that the falsification of information in any admissions document is grounds for denial of admission and/or may result in dismissal from Mercer University.
For Certification-Only Students: If I accept a position as the teacher of record, it will be in the field in which I am being prepared, or I will meet with my advisor and/or the Office of Field Placement staff prior to accepting the position to determine the impact that might have on my certification and degree completion. I will complete the edTPA in the third semester of concurrent teaching and enrollment in the program.
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