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Teacher Education

Whether you are interested in honing your skills in a certificate program, or working your way to a bachelor’s degree in teaching, we can help you achieve your dream.

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CF’s Teacher Education program ranks No. 2 in the state among teacher education preparation programs for student performance on the Prek-3 Exam Developmental Knowledge subtest and No. 6 in the state for the Prek-3 Exam Language Arts and Reading subtest.

Our Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education and our Associate in Arts pathway to Early Childhood Education directly articulate into our Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Our program leads to Florida Teacher Certification in Pre-K Primary (age 3 to grade 3) with endorsements in Pre-K Disability, Reading (K-12) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL, K-12).

Interested in earning a degree in early childhood education? See if you qualify for the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program!

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Beyond the degree

Teacher Certification at CF

Teacher Certification Workshops: The Educator Preparation Institute offers test preparation for the Florida Teacher Certification Exam and resources for current and future teachers.

Noncredit Courses: CF also offers noncredit courses in Early Childhood Education including Florida Child Care Professional Credential courses. Our annual Early Childhood Conference provides re-certification points for school and childcare educators.

Early Childhood Conference

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