GACE Paraprofessional Assessment

Paraprofessional Assessment.  The assessement will be adminstered on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month.  Telephone registration for the assessment must be completed no later than 2:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the next scheduled assessment date.  The cost of the assessment is $38 payable upon arrival at the testing site.  Acceptable forms of payment are cash or money order for the exact amount.  Test takers should plan to be on site for 3 hours.

Registering for the Test:

Telephone Rusha Gardner at 229-931-8504 or Helen Ricketts at 229-931-8502
You will need to provide your social security number when registering.

Preparing for the Test:

Copies of the GACE Paraprofessional Study Companion and the Paraprofessional Test at a Glance may be found by clicking on the link on this page under Related Documents.

On the Day of the Test:

All test takers must arrive at the testing site no later than 8:30 a.m.  

Each test taker must present acceptable photo ID.  An acceptable ID must include the test taker's name, photograph and signature.    See the Paraprofessional assessment website at for complete ID document polcies.

Complete a Confidentaility Agreement and Statement (See link on this page under Related Documents)


GaPSC Paraprofessional Rules

All paraprofessionals hired by Sumter County Schools must hold or be qualified to secure a licence through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.  For the Rules outlined by GaPSC, visit the link under Related Documents.