What are the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE)?
The State of Florida requires that teachers pass the following exams in order to obtain a Professional Teaching Certificate:
General Knowledge Exam (GKE)
Professional Education Test (PEd)
Subject Area Examination (SAE)
Please note that in order to be accepted into any teacher education baccalaureate program, a student MUST pass the GKE. For admission into the TEP Bachelor of Science in Education programs at BC, students are required to pass any one of the four sections. TheGKE Info 2019 Update.pdf includes important information about the exam.
Are you looking for assistance to master the FTCEs?
Broward College's Education Pathway offers several resources to help you prepare:
D2L modules are available for each of the four sections of the GKE
To be enrolled in the free modules email your student number andname to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Free FTCE Workshops to current Broward College Education Pathway students. Please see the workshop schedule FTCE Workshops Schedule Summer 20193.pdf
for the Spring 20192 term. Requests must be sent from the BC email system by following the instructions on the schedule.
who are community members and current Broward County Public school teachers
please contact the Continuing Education Department
for information regarding courses and workshops at 954-201-7800.
Online test preparation is available through Brainfuse via MyBC and D2L for students currently enrolled in courses.
To access the Praxis mock tests, which are aligned to the GKE, logon to D2L or MyBC and click on Brainfuse to begin.
Once you are logged into Brainfuse:
Click on the first icon under academic tools: Skill Surfer
The next page will have a larger icon "Praxis"