Online PD Courses for teachers in Florida (FL)
(not a Florida teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a teaching certificate in Florida?
Visit the Florida Department. of Education Educator Certification for the certification, forms for recertification, and the teaching license renewal process for both Florida Department of Education employees and Non-Florida Department of Education employees.
What requirements does a teacher in FL need to meet for renewal?
- Application for Renewal + Fee
- Official Transcripts from regionally accredited universities
- Six (6) semester hours of college credit to include at least one (1) semester hour in teaching students with disabilities (SWD) must be earned during each renewal period to renew your certificate.
ConnectedPD.com has professional development, continuing education and staff development for schools.
Contact the FL Department of Education Educator Certification
Bureau of Educator Certification
Turlington Building, Suite 1514
325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
The Bureau of Educator Certification provides information and assistance for visitors to the office on the second floor of the Turlington Building in Tallahassee during regular office hours. To schedule an appointment with an Educator Certification Specialist, please call 850-245-9796. While walk-ins are welcome, it is highly recommended that you make an appointment to ensure prompt service and guarantee that an Educator Certification Specialist will be available to meet with you.
Disclaimer: Please ensure the courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what the state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of January 1st, 2020 to meet the current and best information available. Please note that state licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is the responsibility of each teacher to know about their state certification requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewal of licenses, licensing and certificate renewal and expired certification. Professional Learning Board does not guarantee acceptance by your school, district or licensing authority.