Alternative Teacher Certification Program

TeacherReady® is an online alternative teacher certification program. The program is state-approved and is the Educator Preparation Institute for the Professional Education Unit at the University of West Florida. Through this affiliation, TeacherReady® carries an NCATE/CAEP accreditation. We provide valuable theoretical and conceptual knowledge of teaching as well as an opportunity to apply knowledge in a classroom setting through field experiences. Content is delivered completely online allowing individuals to set their own schedule for completing assignments within each of the eight lessons.

Upon completion of the TeacherReady program and after passing the three Florida certification exams, TeacherReady® students earn a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in their chosen subject area. The Florida certificate can then be transferred to other states through various reciprocity processes. For information on how to transfer your certification to other states please view our Certification Map.

Public, Private, Charter Schools

If you are without professional certification and currently working in a charter school or interested in doing your field experience in a charter school then TeacherReady may be for you!

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International Schools

In addition to placements in over 400 public schools, TeacherReady teachers have been placed in 149 different international, private, and charter schools!

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TeacherReady works with select organizations and institutions to help bring your experience and passion to the classroom as a teacher-leader.

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