We Need

Discipline. Structure. Leadership.

Bring the skills that you developed in the military to the classroom, and continue to serve in your community with an online teacher certification program that fits your schedule.

How Does It Work?

1. COMPLETE THE ONLINE COURSEWORK

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Build your classroom skills with online coursework designed by expert educators to help you make a tremendous impact with your students.

2. GET EXPERIENCE

IN THE FIELD

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Complete field work in a local classroom, working with a season mentor teacher. Learn how working with another teacher in the field is proven to lead to success.

3. PASS THE

CERTIFICATION EXAMS

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Access our library of recommended resources to prepare for the three, Florida Teacher Certification Exams. We will advise you in this process. We want to coach you to succeed.

What Funding Options Are Available?

TeacherReady Service Members Scholarship

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.

Apply for the TeacherReady® Service Members Scholarship>>

MyCAA Military Spouse Funding

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.

Apply for the MyCAA Scholarship >>

Certification Fee Waivers for Military

The Florida Department of Education now offers a Military Certification Fee Waiver for service members, veterans, and dependents. This waiver includes:

  • $75 per subject area for an initial certification application with the FLDOE
  • Registrations feeds for initial attempts on the Florida Teacher Certification Exams

Submit a Waiver Request >>

Americorps

AmeriCorps places interested individuals in service positions to earn money for education. The AmeriCorps program offers scholarships for certification programs.

Learn More About Americorps >>

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The TeacherReady®
Service Members Scholarship

TeacherReady® has developed the TeacherReady® Service Members Scholarship to assist active duty and honorably discharged military veterans in earning their professional teaching certification.

This scholarship offers $2,500 toward the program tuition. We are excited to extend this scholarship to those who have served our country and are now seeking to serve in the classroom.

MyCAA
(My Career Advancement Account)

A great option for military spouses. MyCAA is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation. Eligibility is based on the service member’s rank.

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps places interested individuals in service positions to earn money for education. The AmeriCorps program offers scholarships for certification programs.

Contact An Advisor About Certification

As a military service member or family member, you make day-to-day sacrifices to serve our communities and protect our freedoms. If you think your next quest is the classroom, we want to support you every step of the way.

Contact an advisor, and let’s discover how we can be most helpful to you.

Certification Success Team:

From the Military to the Classroom

Get to know some of our students who went from serving their country to serving in the classroom.