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Florida Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 125 schools)

FL Dept of Education:
http://www.fldoe.org/
Teacher Certification in FL:
Florida Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Florida. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Florida, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.

Overview

Florida is an excellent place to live if you crave warm weather and sandy beaches. The population of Florida is approximately 18.5 million. Tourism is Florida’s main economic staple but many other industries are also thriving in the Sunshine State. Cities such as Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville and Tampa Bay offer scores of sights, activities and attractions. From Disney theme parks to beach towns, golfing and fishing, there are plenty of reasons this state sees so many tourists.

Teacher Education in Florida

No matter which major city you prefer in Florida, you shouldn’t have much trouble finding a good post-secondary school. State-specific financial aid programs include the Frederick W. and Grace P. Brecht Scholarship, the Mary Ellen Burnett Scholarship and the William L Boyd, IV Florida Resident Access Grant.

Teaching Careers in Florida

According to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income for a teacher in Florida ranges between $25,480 for pre-school teachers and $107,650 for health specialties teachers, depending on your level of education and which level of students you wish to teach. Across all teaching positions, the average is $48,180. Before you qualify to apply for a teaching position in Florida you must complete the proper educational requirements and pass all three portions of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination.

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