Our district and schools are on SUMMER HOURS until Friday, July 26, 2019. Our summer district office hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. School hours vary by location. Schools and district offices are closed on Friday during summer hours. Our district will return to regular business hours Monday, July 29, 2019.

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Certification

Instructional applicants will need to follow these steps to acquire a State of Florida Department of Education Professional Educator’s Certificate:

Non-education majors and teachers from outside the state of Florida:

Apply to the Florida Department of Education (www.fldoe.org), which includes submitting transcripts and application fees ($75.00 per subject) and the certificate from outside Florida if applicable.

Upgrading from a temporary certificate to a professional certificate - within the validity window of the temporary certificate, these steps are required:

Pass the Florida General Knowledge Test – must pass within the first year of employment

Pass the Florida Subject Area Examination

Pass the Florida Professional Education Test

Non-education majors must also complete the Alternative Certification Program in HCPS or a program through an accredited university

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