Thus far in 2016, TeacherReady has helped 36 individuals from Colorado earn their professional teaching certificate in Florida, and many of these are Service Members and Veterans. TeacherReady is state-approved and a member of the nationally accredited professional education unit at the University of West Florida. Upon completing TeacherReady, an online alternative certification program and earning their Florida professional license, individuals living in Colorado and select states outside of Florida may be able to transfer the Florida certificate to their state through reciprocity.
In addition to earning a “highly qualified” recognition from Colorado’s Department of Education, TeacherReady works closely with the Troops to Teachers program in Colorado. Troops to Teachers assists Service Members to serve again by becoming teachers. TeacherReady is particularly attractive to retired and active military personnel who are living in Colorado, and has assisted more than 900 of Service Members and their families on the journey to professional licensure. It is largely through the support and efforts of the Troops to Teachers’ representatives that TeacherReady received this special designation from the Colorado Department of Education.
Being a recognized program by the Colorado DOE provides TeacherReady the unique opportunity to assist military and second career individuals and support them become a teacher. Interested in becoming a teacher or know someone who would be a great teacher? Reach out to us at 850-898-3949 or visit or connect with current teacher candidates and alumni on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/teacherreadyprogram.
Become a teacher! TeacherReady offers individuals an opportunity to earn a professional teaching certificate from the State of Florida; it was developed by teachers for teachers and is a member of the NCATE/CAEP accredited Professional Education Unit at the University of West Florida.
Interested in teaching in Colorado? Learn how at the Colorado Department of Education website at https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprof.
Are you a Service Member interested in teaching? Connect with Troops to Teachers at http://ProudToServeAgain.com so that you can connect with a TTT Counselor or Regional Director in your area.