Become a Teacher

  • routesintropic The route to becoming a teacher requires education and certification. The most critical component is understanding Florida’s specific requirements. While one clear route is available for those just graduating from college, it isn’t the only route. By following your Florida’s alternative certification route, you can become a teacher as part of a career change.

    Education The minimal educational requirement for a teacher in all states is a bachelor's degree.

    Certification To become a teacher, most states require that you earn a credential in addition to your bachelor's degree.

    Teacher Training Programs typically have a pipeline to the school district and in front of hiring principals.

    Substitute Teaching is a great way to learn more about the teaching profession, how to be prepared for the classroom, or what school you would like to apply for when you’re ready to apply to HCPS. Learn more about Kelly Services.

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