Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE)

Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE)


We Want to Hear From You!

Testing services, including Test Administrations, for the FTCE are provided by Evaluation Systems group of Pearson.

Please take a few minutes to fill out our online survey regarding services you have received. The information you provide will be analyzed by Program Managers at the Florida Department of Education and used for improving the FTCE testing system.

Test Development Opportunities!

For information about participating in test development activities, go to http://www.floridacertexam.nesinc.com.

The Department of Education has issued the following communication regarding 2014 Florida Teacher Certification Examinations Test Development.

Test Information Guides

Test Information Guides are available for free online. For a list of electronic test information guides that are available now, go to the FTCE/FELE contractor's website.

Competencies and Skills

2014 EXAMS: Revised competencies and skills for General Knowledge, Elementary Education K-6, English 6-12, and Middle Grades English 5-9 were approved by the State Board of Education in 2013, and will be implemented on examinations beginning in 2014. The revised competencies and skills are included in the Competencies and Skills Required for Teacher Certification in Florida, Nineteenth Edition.

Revised competencies and skills for Computer Science K-12 and Technology Education 6-12 were approved by the State Board of Education in 2014, and will be implemented on examinations beginning in spring of 2014. The revised competencies and skills are included in the Competencies and Skills Required for Teacher Certification in Florida, Twentieth Edition.

Score Verifications

Please visit the Score Verification Web page for information pertaining to score verification dates, locations, and instructions for attending a score verification session.

Requirements for Teacher Certification

For information on what is required to be certified to teach in Florida, go to the Florida Department of Education's Bureau of Educator Certification website. You may also call the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Educator Certification, at 1-800-445-6739.

FTCE/FELE Questions?

To register or to obtain specific information, visit www.fl.nesinc.com or call FTCE/FELE Customer Service toll-free at 866-613-3281 8 a.m.–6 p.m., Mon.– Fri., excluding holidays. (The Automated Information System is available by phone 24 hours daily.)