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:

  • Complete a GACE Paraprofessional Registration form in Testing and Disability Services
  • Pay test fee (cash, 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, seating is limited.

Registration forms and fees can be mailed to:
Augusta University
Testing and Disability Services – Galloway Hall
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

Parking

For Summerville, there is a ParkMobile $10 daily rate for Lot 105/Zone 9927. There is a $4 daily option at Lot 108/Zone 9923. There is free visitor parking in Lot 122 by Fanning Hall. Lots 105/108 are pretty similar in the walk to Galloway Hall. Testers can download the ParkMobile app or visit ParkMobile and search for Augusta University Summerville. Make sure to pay for parking or you could encounter a ticket. TDS will not be responsible for parking tickets. 

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Augusta University Parking & Transportation at 706-721-PARK(7275) or parkingoffice@augusta.edu

TDS Summerville Parking Map

The GACE Paraprofessional Assessment is offered at Augusta University as a computer-based exam and registration is limited. Once the spaces are filled, no more registrations will be accepted for that particular testing date. Please see the following dates and times:

2022 Test Dates

Testing Date Registration Deadline Testing Time
August 25, 2022 August 11, 2022 9:00AM
August 26, 2022 August 12, 2022 9:00AM
September 29, 2022 September 15, 2022 9:00AM
September 30, 2022 September 16, 2022 9:00AM
October 27, 2022 October 13, 2022 9:00AM
October 28, 2022 October 14, 2022 9:00AM
November 17, 2022 November 3, 2022 9:00AM
November 18, 2022 November 4, 2022 9:00AM
December 15, 2022 December 1, 2022 9:00AM
December 16, 2022 December 2, 2022 9:00AM
 

 

In-Person Testing At Prometric Testing Centers

ETS expects in-person testing at Prometric Testing Centers will be available on July 31, 2022.

  • Test takers will be able to register online through Prometric’s website
  •  The test fee will be $68
  • Appointments can be rescheduled three or more days in advance of the original appointment for a fee of $34
  • Appointments can be cancelled three or more days in advance of the original appointment. A refund of $34 will be issued, as long as the appointment is cancelled at least three days in advance.

At Home Testing for Prometric

At Home testing is currently available and will continue to be available after the ParaPro iBT system is shut down (on December 24, 2022)

  • Test takers can register online through Prometric’s website 
  • The test fee is $68
  • Appointments can be rescheduled three or more days in advance of the original appointment for a fee of $34
  • Appointments can be cancelled three or more days in advance of the original appointment. A refund of $34 will be issued, as long as the appointment is cancelled at least three days in advance.
  • The At Home Testing Equipment and Environment requirements are available on their website.
  • The At Home Testing User Guide 
  • As an alternative for test takers who are unable to take the ParaPro test at home and are unable to travel to one of the Prometric testing centers, the at home test can also be taken at another secure location (e.g., in a room at---- that meets the equipment and environment requirements for at home testing).

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