Technical Assistance Providers

The Georgia Professional Designation for Technical Assistance is a professional designation awarded to individuals who successfully demonstrate their knowledge and competency in providing technical assistance in the field of early child care and education.

Professional designations provide an opportunity for individuals to be recognized for their knowledge and expertise in a particular field. Technical assistance in early child care and education requires a unique set of skills and knowledge in order to be the most effective. The Georgia Early Childhood Technical Assistance Professional Designation is available for those who have demonstrated their competence according to the criteria listed below.

Georgia Early Childhood Technical Assistance Candidate

  • Currently providing technical assistance with support and supervision
  • 3+ years of work experience in early childhood care and education
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development or related field
  • Successfully completed the Art of Technical Assistance including all course assignments and qualifying exam

Georgia Early Childhood Technical Assistance Associate

  • 2+ years of experience providing technical assistance
  • 3+ years of work experience in early childhood care and education
  • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development or related field
  • Successfully completed the Art of Technical Assistance including all course assignments and qualifying exam

Georgia Early Childhood Technical Assistance Specialist

Renewal of any Technical Assistance Professional Designation

As with any professional designation, it is important to keep yourself up-to-date in the field of early care and education. The Georgia Technical Assistance Professional Designation is good for three years from the date the designation is awarded. During the three year period, in order to continue your designation, you must provide documentation of having participated in an average of 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) annually or a total of 4.5 CEUs over a three-year period.