GACE (Paraprofessional Assessment)

GACE (Paraprofessional Assessment)

The GACE Paraprofessional assessment is designed to enable individuals and school districts to satisfy state and federal No Child Left Behind requirements that call for "highly qualified paraprofessionals." It is a single test that consists of selected-response questions and is offered as an Internet-based test.

To register for the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment, please follow the following instructions:

  • Fill out registration form in Testing and Disability Services, or print out a registration form.
  • Pay test fee (check, money order, or credit/debit card). Registration payments are accepted by mail, but must be paid before the registration deadline. All applications must be received with the test fee in order to reserve a seat.
  • To obtain a visitor parking pass, please visit Parking and Transportation Services located in the Public Safety Building on the Summerville Campus.

As of June 1, 2017 the price of the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment will increase from $35 to $38.

The GACE is offered at Augusta University as a computer-based exam, and is available on the following dates and times:

2017 Test Dates
Testing Date: Registration Deadline: Testing Time:
September 28, 2017 September 14, 2017 9:00AM
October 26, 2017 October 12, 2017 9:00AM
November 30, 2017 November 16, 2017 9:00AM
December 14, 2017 November 30, 2017 9:00AM
January 25, 2018 January 11, 2018 9:00AM
February 22, 2018 February 8, 2018 9:00AM
March 29, 2018 March 15, 2018 9:00AM
April 26, 2018 April 12, 2018 9:00AM
May 31, 2018 May 17, 2018 9:00AM

For more information, please access paraprofessional preparation materials.