Maintain Your Certification
Broward College's Teacher Education Program offers courses that may count toward a Professional Teaching Certificate in the state of Florida. If you have a valid Statement of Eligibility, a Temporary Educator's Certificate, or a Professional Educator's Certificate issued by the Florida Department of Education, you can register for the courses listed below to be applied toward a Professional Educator's Certificate.
If you do not have one of these documents, please apply to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for your Statement of Eligibility (SOE), which you can do online. On the application you must identify which subject area(s) you would like to teach. In addition to completing the application, you must send official transcript(s) to the FLDOE for review. Based solely on the transcript(s), the FLDOE will determine if you are eligible to teach the specified subject area(s)
EDF3280: Instructional Strategies
EDG4410: Classroom Management
RED3342: Foundations of Research Based Practices in Reading Education
EDP4004: Principles of Educational Psychology
EDF4430: Educational Tests and Measurements
How to Apply
Step 1: If you are a new student to Broward College, please complete the BC application and select option 3. College credit classes, but only as a non-degree seeking, transient or EPI student. Next, please select non degree seeking student as your major. You will also need to submit all required Florida residency documents.
If you have previously taken courses at Broward College, but it has been more than two full semesters, you will need to complete the BC application as a re-entry or returning student and verify your Florida residency again. Please select Non-Degree as your degree program and list 3000 as your program objective code.
Step 2: Submit official transcripts from all post secondary institutions attended to Broward College's Registrar. You may submit transcripts to the following address:
225 E Las Olas Blvd
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301
Step 3: Submit a Courses for Certification Request Form to the Teacher Education Program.
These courses are offered fully online. Registration is dependent on seat availability. The Teacher Education Program will register students for requested courses and notify students via BC student email once registration is complete. For course information please contact Kristyn Lindsey at email@example.com or call 954-201-7979.
Step 4: Submit a copy of your Statement of Eligibility, Temporary Educator's Certificate, or Professional Educator's Certificate to Kristyn Lindsey at firstname.lastname@example.org via scan or picture attachment/email. Please note, you will not be registered for courses for certification until you have submitted your documentation.
*Students taking courses for certification need to submit the Courses for Certification Request Form and the Statement of Eligibility/Teaching Certificate EVERY TERM they wish to take courses.
For more information about Courses for Certification, please contact the Teacher Education Program at 954-201-7979.