Certificate Renewal for Florida Teachers


Certificate Renewal for Florida Teachers

temporary professional

TCL offers online and site-based graduate credit for courses through regionally accredited university partners or non-credit PD courses

Temporary License


Valid for three (3) school years
Cannot be extended or renewed

Upgrade to a Professional Certificate

• Hold a Bachelor's degree
• Complete all application process requirements
• Demonstrate Mastery of Subject Area Knowledge for a requested subject
• Demonstrate Mastery of General Knowledge
• Demonstrate Mastery of Professional Preparation and Education Competence

Professional License


Valid for five (5) school years
Renewable every five (5) years thereafter


Six (6) semester hours of college credit to include at least one (1) semester hour in teaching students with disabilities (SWD) must be earned during each renewal period to renew your certificate.
College level credits used for certificate renewal must be awarded by an accredited or approved institution

FL online self-paced courses
FL online structured courses
FL site-based courses

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[content updated July 2021]