If you have a bachelor’s degree, you can become a certified teacher through our alternative teacher certification program. TeacherReady was one of the first online teacher certification programs to offer an alternative certification route. The program provides an avenue for students to earn professional teacher certification online, while still working a full-time job.
Why choose TeacherReady?
- Set your class schedule
- Teacher candidates do not have to log in at specific times to complete coursework
- Mentor placement support
- If you are not already teaching, we will find you a teacher to work with to complete your field hours
- Accelerated teacher certification
- The program can be completed within a year.
What will you learn?
We prepare you to enter a K-12 classroom equipped for success. We have helped over 3,000 teachers become teachers in more than 30 subject areas, across the nation and internationally.
During the program, you will complete online teacher certification coursework, in-classroom teacher training, and the three Florida professional teaching certification exams. Students enrolled after April 4, 2022, can also receive a Florida Reading Endorsement upon completing the program. Learn more about adding the Florida Reading Endorsement to your professional certification here. Students getting certified in Pre-K Primary, Elementary Education, English 5-9, English 6-12, ESOL and Exceptional Student Education are required to apply for the Florida Reading Endorsement with the FLDOE. While all TeacherReady students will meet the requirements upon completion, students obtaining certification in other areas than mentioned above can elect not to apply for the endorsement.
Is the program accredited?
TeacherReady is state-approved and is CAEP accredited through the Professional Education Unit at the University of West Florida.