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Did you know Florida has been recognized for high-quality teacher policies? That means Florida teachers are leading the nation in areas like retaining effective teachers, making sure new teachers enter the classroom well-prepared and identifying teachers who are helping students achieve more.

The Florida Department of Education provides resources to school districts, universities and educators to help ensure that the state's educational workforce becomes highly effective in improving student achievement.

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Educator Certification Lookup

Search for the certification status of any teacher currently certified in Florida.

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Just for Teachers Community

Join our Just for Teachers Community to receive regular updates on educator discounts, conferences, workshops and teaching best practices.

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Meet our 2024 Teacher of the Year

Adrianna Swearingen, a media specialist at Northside Elementary School in Bay County, was selected as the 2024 Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year from nearly 185,000 Florida public school teachers.

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Teach in Florida

Information for job seekers for Florida schools, including current and former military personnel. Learn more about teaching in Florida.

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