Resources for the GACE® Teacher Leadership Assessment
The following resources will help you learn about, prepare for, and take the GACE Teacher Leadership assessment.
GACE Teacher Leadership Assessment Candidate Handbook
The GACE Teacher Leadership Assessment Candidate Handbook is a free download that includes an overview of the assessment and instructions for completing tasks. The handbook is updated from time to time, so always check the "last updated" date on the cover to be sure you have the latest version.
A list of common terms you should know before beginning your Teacher Leadership assessment is included in the Glossary.
You must get permission for the use of all materials or feedback (e.g., written observations, emails, letters, documents) you submit as artifacts that are not created solely by you. The required permission forms are listed below. After you have obtained the appropriate permissions, you must retain those forms with your records.
- Download the Permission Form for Students Under 18.
- Download the Permission Form for Students Over 18.
- Download the Permission Form for Colleagues and Other Adults.
Task 4 Standardized Reflection Form
Graphic Representation of the Six Tasks
Each task in the assessment is scored based on a 4-point rubric that delegates scores based on how well you encompassed all of the required Georgia Teacher Leadership Standards in your submission.
- Rubric for Task 1
- Rubric for Task 2
- Rubric for Task 3
- Rubric for Task 4
- Rubric for Task 5
- Rubric for Task 6
Completing the Assessment in a Virtual or Hybrid Learning Environment
Guidance for Completing the GACE® Teacher Leader Assessment in a Virtual Learning Environment or Hybrid Model explains how candidates can complete the assessment tasks in a virtual learning environment.
When working in a virtual environment, it may be difficult to obtain signatures for the permission forms. Therefore, candidates may use electronic signature programs, such as DocuSign®, to obtain permission form approvals if unable to obtain physical signatures.
- Download Guidance for Completing the GACE® Teacher Leader Assessment in a Virtual Learning Environment or Hybrid Model.
Teacher Leadership Registration Quick-Reference Guide
The GACE Teacher Leadership Registration Quick-Reference Guide provides detailed instructions for registering for the Teacher Leadership assessment.
Teacher Leadership Submission System User Manual
The GACE Teacher Leadership Submission System User Manual contains step-by-step instructions with related screen shots to guide you through the submission system process.
Teacher Leadership Library of Examples
The Library of Examples is a collection of actual responses submitted by GACE Teacher Leadership candidates.
The Registration Bulletin is a free publication for test takers that contains program policies, tests offered, test dates, registration information, fees, score reporting information, and more.
Teacher Leadership Standards
The Georgia Teacher Leadership Program Standards outline the requirements for each task included in the GACE Teacher Leadership assessment.
Deep Dive into Tasks 1 through 6
This webinar helps test takers better understand the focus of the tasks, the main components of the tasks, and evidence needed to successfully create responses.
- Deep Dive into Task 1
- Deep Dive into Task 2
- Deep Dive into Task 3
- Deep Dive into Task 4
- Deep Dive into Task 5
- Deep Dive into Task 6