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Florida Professional Certificate:

Professional Preparation Coursework

Florida educators, do you already have a temporary certificate and are looking to earn your professional certificate? Advancement Courses has courses approved for all six categories of the professional preparation coursework requirements*. To earn the minimum required semester hours with credit in all six categories, choose one course in each professional education area (for a total of six courses):

Professional Education Area Approved Courses
1. Classroom management with a focus on creating safe learning environments in which effective teaching and learning can take place by promoting a physically, emotionally, socially and academically secure climate for students

Classroom Management Strategies for Student-Centered Instruction

A Well-Managed Classroom for 21st Century Educators
2. Child and adolescent development including theories and principles of learning Child Development and Psychology: Middle Childhood
3. Educational assessment practices that include analysis and application of data from statewide standardized assessments Designing Online Assessments for Students
4. Effective instructional techniques, strategies, and materials to meet the needs of diverse learners, including students with disabilities

Teaching Autistic Students With Low Support Needs

5. For certificate subject coverages classified by rule as academic or degreed career and technical, applications of research-based instructional practices in reading

Close Reading

Active vs. Passive Reading: Teaching Students to Become Better Readers
6. Instructional strategies for teaching students of limited English proficiency including instruction in the English language Integrating Native and Heritage Speakers in the Language Classroom

When purchasing courses, select any of our graduate credit university partners to earn your semester hours.

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*The courses listed have been approved to meet the professional preparation coursework requirements, per administrative code 6A-4.006 and pursuant to section 1012.56(6)(f), F.S.

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