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Below is information on steps to Florida Teacher Certification, FEAP’s, Florida Teacher Certification Exams, and purchasing FTCE study books.
Florida Department of Education’s website http://www.fldoe.org provides information on a wealth of educational topics, links to important sites, and contact names, numbers and email addresses.
Steps to Florida Teacher Certification: http://www.fldoe.org/edcert/steps.asp
or Office Mailing Address
Florida Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Certification
Suite 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Telephone Service: Toll-Free Number: 800-445-6739
Moving from the Temporary to the Professional Certificate
Certification Application Fee:
Certification for degrees outside the United States: http://www.fldoe.org/edcert/foreign.asp
The Florida Teacher Certification Exams (FTCE) is composed of three tests: Professional Education, General Knowledge, and Subject Area Exams. Depending upon your background, you may need to take one, two, or three of the tests.
Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) information and registration.
FTCE Certification Examinations for Florida Educators: Test dates and registration information for FTCE test http://www.fl.nesinc.com/
Free short FTCE Practice Test
240 Tutoring Service for FTCE Exams
www.240tutoring.com is an online tutoring service that prepares teachers for some of the FTCE exams: General Knowledge Math, Elementary Ed, Middle Grades English 5 – 9, Middle Grades Mathematics 5 – 9, Middle Grades General Science 5 – 9, Middle Grades Social Science 5 – 9, Mathematics 6 – 12, and Social Science 6 – 12 The online study guides are guaranteed to prepare a student for their certification area. The 240Tutoring study guide comes with the 240Tutoring Guarantee, benchmark assessments and comprehensive resources. Polk State College students can receive a 15% discount by using the following discount code: POLKSTATE.
Polk State College Bookstore – Purchase FTCE Study Guide Books (General Knowledge, Professional Education, and some Subject Area Test