Academy & Career-Themed Course Registration


School districts are annually required to register career-themed courses offered in secondary school as well as high school and middle school career and professional academies. Industry certifications earned in career-themed courses are eligible for additional full-time equivalent (FTE) membership in the FEFP calculation.

Under current rules, the following windows for academies and career themed courses are required:

Academy Registration – High School

  • Annual Registration Window: Mid-August to Mid-September
  • Appendix Y of the annual Student Information System database manual lists all registered academies

Academy Registration – Middle School

  • Annual Registration Window: Mid-September to Mid-October
  • Appendix Y of the annual Student Information System database manual lists all registered academies

Career-Themed Course Registration

  • Three Annual Registration Windows:
    • First window is Mid-October to November
    • Second window is in February
    • Third window is in Early-August
  • Appendix FF of the annual Student Information System database manual lists all registered career-themed courses.

For information about the registration process, please email industrycertification@fldoe.org.