Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) Program

GATE Program Application Process

GATE Admission Process Checklist

Step 1

WAIT to receive a GATE Letter of Evaluation from Greenville County Schools. This letter will notify you of initial eligibility

Step 2

  • Take and pass the PRAXIS specialty area content exam. Request to have a score report sent to the South Carolina Department of Education (code R8108) and GATE (code RA5248). Upload a screenshot of your PRAXIS exam registration page and score report to the GCS online application.
  • Complete a district interview and writing sample.

WAIT to receive a GATE Statement of Eligibility from Greenville County Schools. This letter will notify you of eligibility for the GATE Program.

Step 3

Wait to receive a GATE Teacher employment offer.

Step 4

  • Receive access to Orientation to Education course.
  • Provide required agreements, forms, and new hire documents.

Welcome to Greenville County Schools and the GATE Program!