Florida Teaching License Renewal
Requirements for Renewal Applications:
Six (6) semester hours of college credit that includes at least one (1) semester hour in teaching students with disabilities (SWD) must be earned during each renewal period to renew your certificate.
College-level credits used for certificate renewal must be awarded by an accredited or approved institution (Word), or the American Council on Education (ACE) and must be reflected on an official transcript.
Renewal requirements must be completed during the last validity period of the Professional Certificate and prior to the expiration of the Professional Certificate. It is the responsibility of each applicant to obtain current information regarding renewal requirements from the employing school district or Bureau of Educator Certification.
For more information, visit the Florida Department of Education website.
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To obtain the required hours, the following equivalencies shall be used:
1 graduate credit = 1 semester hour
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Above is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and Florida license renewal needs. This summary should in no way release individuals from their responsibility of ensuring that the course(s) they take meets their professional needs. We hope it provides assistance in understanding how Learners Edge might help you in the accumulation of clock hours or graduate credit for salary advancement and the Florida license renewal process. See the Florida Department of Education website for complete Florida teacher certification renewal.