You may demonstrate mastery of General Knowledge by any one of the following:
- Achievement of a passing score on the Florida General Knowledge Test earned no more than ten (10) years prior to the date of application
- A valid standard teaching certificate issued by a US state or territory
- A valid certificate issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards or the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence
- Completion of two (2) semesters of full-time college teaching experience or the equivalent in part-time college teaching experience
New: During the 2014 Legislative Session, the passage of House Bill 433 amended s. 1012.56, FS, to eliminate the obsolete option of achieving a passing score on the CLAST earned prior to July 1, 2002, to satisfy the general knowledge requirement. Read more.