Don’t let getting certification get in the way of life.
The roles you fill in your life are a major part of what make a passionate and effective teacher. You shouldn’t have to stop being who you are to fit in time to get your certification. Training teachers to be the best is our passion. Overcoming the obstacles of your busy schedule is our mission.
Delivered through an online learning platform on a self-paced schedule. Designed by expert educators to help you make a tremendous impact with your students.
Field Work with
Complete your required field hours in your own classroom. If you aren’t currently teaching, we will help you find a mentor and classroom, and you will help build your schedule.
Access our library of recommended resources to prepare for the three, Florida Teacher Certification Exams. We will advise you in this process and coach you to succeed.
Work with a team of people dedicated to your success. Our expert admissions team, advisors, and instructors are all driven by the same mission: helping you overcome the barriers that stand between you and your certification.
Only need to pass the exams?
The Florida Teacher Certification Exams can be intimidating. We know. If you have already completed your required certification course work and field work, you may only need to pass these exams to get your certification.
You won’t need our program, but we can still give you a bit of guidance. Over the years, we have curated a list of the most effective study guides for passing the exams – straight from the teachers who have taken and passed them.
What is Alternative Teacher Certification?
To get the world’s inspirers and wonder-makers into the classroom and in front of today’s generation, they need professional certification – and we need to make it worth their while. That’s where “alternative” teacher certification comes in handy.
Is online learning right for my certification?
Choosing the right program is extremely important to your development and success as a certified teacher. It is easy to become overwhelmed with all the options available to you, whether it’s other online teaching certification programs, or even traditional routes.
“Smart Option Loans” are low interest loans sponsored by the federal government. The school name needed for your Sallie Mae application is The University of West Florida – Continuing Education. To apply for the loan by phone, call 877-279-7172.
“Wells Fargo Collegiate Loans” are offered through Wells Fargo Bank. These loans have a choice of fixed or variable interest rate options. The school name needed for your Wells Fargo application is The University of West Florida – Continuing Education.
We appreciate our military members for their service to our country and for the leadership that they bring to the classroom when choosing to teach. If you are an active duty or honorably discharged military veteran, we are pleased to offer you a scholarship to cover $2,500 toward becoming a teacher with the TeacherReady® program.
MyCareerWorks offers the MyCAA Scholarship to military spouses, which provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance toward career advancement education. Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades.