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||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||Instructional Strategies for Diverse Student Populations|
|5. For certificate subject coverages classified by rule as academic or degreed career and technical, applications of research-based instructional practices in 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.
*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.