Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) Program
GATE Pools for the 2023-2024 school year are now CLOSED. GATE Pools for the 2024-2025 school year will open in October.
SC State Department of Education Certification Costs (subject to change)
|SC SDE application and certification||
|PRAXIS Exam (approximate cost depending on exam)||
|Total Upfront costs||
|Principals of Teaching and Learning Exam (year 1)||
|Total State Certification Costs||
GATE Program Costs
|Approximate Cost for Tuition, Coaching, Coursework, etc.||
|Less Public Education Partners Grant* and District Contribution||
|Total Participant Cost**||
SC Teacher Forgiveness Loan - voluntary
|Actual GATE Program Cost||
*Subject to PEP Board approval each year
**Cost of GATE Program comes from salary deduction during the first two years.
***Dependent on state funding. Reimbursement made directly to GATE Teacher.