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Custom State Programs

ETS offers the flexibility, guidance and support necessary to create and manage customized state-level educator assessment programs. We have developed customized testing programs for Georgia and Washington.

Learn more about what we’ve done for these individual states.

Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators® (GACE®)

The Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators® (GACE®) is Georgia's state-approved educator certification assessment program. The GACE assessments are taken by individuals seeking admission to an educator preparation program, seeking educator certification in the state of Georgia and/or seeking to become highly qualified in a core academic subject. Learn more about GACE.

Washington ProTeach Portfolio

ETS developed the nation's first end-to-end state customized online portfolio assessment for Washington State professional certification. The Washington ProTeach Portfolio was an evidence-based assessment program designed for teachers seeking the Washington professional certificate. The ProTeach Portfolio evaluated teachers on their ability to impact student learning as stated in the three standards and 12 criteria for the professional certificate approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).