GCEC

Guam Commission for Educator Certification

KUMISION SETTEFIKASION PARA I MANMANIDUKA

Located in the
University of Guam School of Education
Room 105 (1st Flr)

Call for more information
(671) 735-2554
(671) 735-2569(fax)

Guam Code of Ethics Presentation of John Grant

On August 14, 2015, in Announcements, by doug.chan

Please review the Guam Code of Ethics powerpoint presentation of John Grant.

 

NASDTEC 2015 Model Code of Ethics for Educators

On August 4, 2015, in News, by doug.chan

Please review the updated 2015 Model Code of Ethics for Educators provided by the NASDTEC (National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification).

 

Public Law 32-220 and 32-236

On January 7, 2015, in Announcements, by doug.chan

PL 32-220 (Bill 421) was signed into law by Gov. Calvo on Dec. 29, 2014.

Bill 421-32 “AN ACT TO APPROVE AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE GUAM COMMISSION FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION IN CHAPTER 8, TITLE 5A, GUAM ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND REGULATIONS”

PL 32-236 (Bill 420) lapsed into law on Jan. 2, 2015.

Bill 420-32 “AN ACT TO APPROVE THE GUAM COMMISSION FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION (GCEC) RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR GUAM EDUCATORS; AND TO ADD A NEW § 27008.1 AND A NEW SUBSECTION (i) to § 27008, ALL OF CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 17, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO SUBPOENA AND INVESTIGATIVE POWERS OF THE GCEC”

 

Beginning September 1, 2014, ETS will no longer offer the current Praxis I (PPST). ETS is replacing it with the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test.

  • The new scores for the Praxis Core are: Reading 156; writing 162, Mathematics 150
  • Previous passing PPST scores will be recognized, if they are on file at the GCEC by September 1, 2014. (If you have two passing scores on file, then you need to only take one of the new tests – the old passing scores count. This does not mean that the old failing scores will be lowered because of the new Core passing scores. They are different tests.)
  • Beginning September 1, 2014, there will no longer be a composite score. Each test will have a passing score. The current PPST composite score rule will be honored, if all scores are on file with GCEC by September 1, 2014. After that, you will need passing scores on each test, whether using the new test or a combination of the new and old.
 

New Certification Officer

On June 20, 2013, in Announcements, by doug.chan

Effective May 24, 2013, Fran-Nicole Camacho is the new GCEC Certification Officer

 

Applications Renewal

On January 26, 2013, in Announcements, by doug.chan

Renewal applications are accepted 6 months prior to expiration. 

 

Form Disclaimer

On March 9, 2012, in Announcements, by doug.chan

PL 31-50

GCEC cannot accept online filing of application forms. All forms must be submitted at the GCEC office along with the required documents and proof of payment.

 

Public Law 31-50

On June 2, 2011, in Announcements, by admin

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo signed the GCEC Rules and Regulations into law on Monday, May 23, 2011. All educators and those interested in becoming an educator MUST read Public Law 31-50. All the requirements for certification are stated in the law.

 

Praxis Update

On June 2, 2011, in Announcements, by admin
ETS (Praxis series) has provision for Test Takers Whose Primary Language Is Not English for extra time on the paper based tests. Applicant must request for this special accommodation through ETS.