"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives."
-Robert M. Hutchins
Welcome to St. Johns River State College's Teacher Education Department!
We are excited that you are considering a career in education and want to help you get on the path that is best for you. Students interested in earning their Florida Child Care Professional Certificate (FCCPC) will find information on the courses necessary to meet this credential as well as information on the course needed for the director's credential.
Students progressing towards a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education will find information pertaining to the required pre-requisite classes and admission requirements for the program.
Finally, for those students who already have a bachelor degree or higher and are interested in obtaining a Florida teaching certificate, we encourage you to learn more about our Educator Preparation Institute (EPI), an alternative teacher certification program approved by the Florida Department of Education.
If you have any questions about our programs, please call us at 386-312-4242 or