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  • The  Florida Teacher Certification Exam FTCE tutoring program will begin again on October 8, 2019. This program is designed for teachers who need to pass the General Knowledge Exam, Elementary Education K-6, or Pre K /Primary K-3 (either all or in part). 
    If you are currently serving as a long term substitute that may be pursuing certification, you are also welcome to enroll. 
    We are offering tutoring in Math and/or Verbal (Reading, Essay Writing, English Language Skills) during the month of October.  
    Please complete the attached enrollment ASAP to participate. Enrollment forms are due by October 3, 2019 to Ms. Bauer :
    Participation is voluntary. You do not have to attend all sessions and study books are provided.
    Sessions are tentatively scheduled for 8 sessions after school hours. 
    The sessions will be held  on the Tuesdays and Thursdays listed below from 4 pm -6 pm  at Howard Bishop Middle School. 
    The tutoring beings October 8, 2019. Human Resources will be at this first session  to review the requirements of the program and answer questions.
    >>Oct 8
    >> Oct 10
    >> Oct 15
    >> Oct 22
    >> Oct 24
    >> Oct 29
    >> Oct 31
    >> Nov 7
    >> Nov 12 (make-up day if needed)  

    4:00 - 6:00 pm  Howard Bishop Middle School

     You must keep a log of your participation hours and take your exam prior to January 10, 2019  to qualify for a stipend. 
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  • Our Fall PD Calendar is Now Available! 

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Contact Us

  • Bessie Criscione
    Supervisor II, Professional Development
    email: criscionebl

    Amy Shockley
    Supervisor I, Professional Development
    email: shocklab

    Kim Green ,Administrative Secretary
    Phone: 352-955-7650
    Fax: 844-269-7610

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