How to Apply for E.P.A.C.

Youth who exhibit a need for remediation or support within their academics may receive additional tutoring services provided by an EPAC Education Specialist* who is a certified teacher. Education Specialists are certified teachers who contract with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to provide tutoring services and additional educational monitoring support of youth in foster care who are referred to EPAC.

*Education Specialists refers to the tutors who provide tutorial services to the youth in care. It does not indicate a type of degree preferred.

Education Specialist Applicants

Eligible individuals seeking to apply to become an EPAC Education Specialist must meet the minimum qualifications below:

  • Current (not expired) GA Teaching Certificate (verified by Georgia Professional Standards Commission)
  • Complete a Criminal History Investigation process (background check)
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid Georgia’s driver’s license (not expired)
  • Must be willing to travel within and around identified DFCS region
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must complete the EPAC Education Specialist Application and submit all requested documents at the time of application submission
  • Must follow all application guidelines and procedures as outlined in the application packet

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • The above minimum qualifications
  • Experience or certification working with students in high school
  • Location within high need counties
  • At least two years of experience within an academic content area
  • Experience or certification working with students who have special needs

Important Note: The Division of Family and Children Services reserves the right to select Education Specialists based on the following criteria:

  • Geographic Location and Need
  • Applicant Specialized Certification(s)

To apply to become an EPAC contractor, please review the two documents below and submit according to the guidelines therein.

Education Specialist Contractor Information Session

All interested applicants who would like to submit an application for contractual consideration as an EPAC Education Specialist for FFY 2018 is encouraged to participate in the online EPAC Education Specialist Contractor Information Session.


EPAC Education Specialist Contractor Information Session

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
5:00 pm  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)  |  

Meeting number (access code): 792 881 240
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