Florida State
Board of Education
rules

  • 6A-4.0051, FAC: Renewal of a Professional Educator’s Certificate
  • 6A-5.071, FAC: Professional Learning Catalog / Master In-service Plan Requirements

6A-4.0051, FAC: Renewal of a Professional Educator’s Certificate

Defines a professional certificate; and requirements to receive an active certificate. Defines requirements for renewal procedure via college credit, in-service training, subject area tests, and summer work program. Provides information on inactive status of professional certificates and requirements for certificate renewal. Describes procedures for retention of certification of one or more coverage’s. Describes general requirements including validity periods, submission or application, approval procedure by superintendent, and special provisions for extensions.

6A-5.071, FAC: Professional Learning Catalog / Master In-service Plan Requirements

Describes the Master In-service Plan including the contents, format, approval process, and updating procedures. Describes the requirements for a component; how to convert college credit to in-service points; what constitutes in-field and out-of-field components; the minimum length of a component, and evaluation requirements. Provides the requirements and procedures for record keeping, component and participant files and reports.