Program Updates

Effective January 1, 2015 the following criteria will be needed for the EPI program entry as required by the Florida Department of Education

  • Proof of passing the Subject Area Exam (SAE)
  • A valid Statement of Eligibility verifying eligibility for a professional teaching certificate in the same subject area as the SAE

Important Reminders:

    Only examination results earned within 10 years prior to the date of application for a new certificate are acceptable for certification eligibility requirements.  

    Effective June 30, 2015 the Hillsborough County School District will provide updated ethics training upon employment.

    Effective July 1, 2014 new applicants for an initial Florida Educator's Certificate may no longer use a passing score on the College-Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST) to satisfy the General Knowledge Exam (GK) requirement.