Initial Teacher Professional Preparation

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Program Type:
Online Certificate
Community Innovation and Education

The Graduate Certificate in Initial Teacher Professional Preparation is designed for students who have secured a teaching position, plan to obtain a teaching position, or have a temporary teaching certificate.

The Initial Teacher Professional Preparation certificate prepares candidates to meet the State of Florida Department of Education requirements through a sequence of professional core courses. The goal of the certificate is to enable educators to have successful teaching experiences in grades 6-12 classrooms. Student may enroll in the Initial Teacher Professional Preparation certificate and apply and be accepted to the Teacher Education MAT program concurrently or subsequently.

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