Do you have a non-education bachelor's degree? |
Would you like to become a certified teacher?
If your answer to these questions is Yes, SJR State's EPI program is designed to prepare you for an exciting career as a teacher in Florida.
SJR State's EPI Program is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to obtain a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate and prepare you for the Florida Professional Educator Certification Exam.
Let SJR State help you gain the professional qualifications you need for an exciting new career in education!
SJR State's Educator Preparation Institute Satisfies the following requirements:
In addition to completing the EPI coursework, the EPI participant must take and pass all three of the Florida Teacher Certification Exams (General Knowledge, Subject Area and Professional Education) in order to successfully complete the Educator Preparation Institute program.
- The Professional Preparation Courses listed on the Statement of Status of Eligibility;
- The Demonstration of Professional Education Competence;
- The Practical Teaching Experience requirement (two years full-time teaching experience in an elementary or secondary school).
INFORMATIONAL ORIENTATIONS: All sessions begin at 5:30 p.m. and last approximately one hour.
Though reservations are not required, we encourage you to contact our office to reserve a spot at one of our Orientation Sessions. Students may contact the EPI Office after the Orientation Session to schedule the required interview appointment.
EPI Course Descriptions
EPI Progress Checklist
Fall Start Sequence
Spring Start Sequence
Summer Start Sequence
& Student Email
Florida Teacher Certification Examinations:
FTCE Review Workshop Schedule
FTCE Workshop Registration Form*
FTCE Exam Fees
Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) Registration
Elementary K-6 Online Content Review
Department of Education (DOE)
* For more information regarding the College's use of Social Security Numbers, click here.