Initial Approval


Initial Teacher Preparation Programs

A Florida provider seeking initial approval of its initial teacher preparation (ITP) program, authorized in section 1004.04, Florida Statutes, shall submit an electronic application that contains the plans and processes for operation, including delivery, curriculum, assessments, field experiences, data collection and continuous improvement. 

Educator Preparation Institute Programs

A Florida provider seeking initial approval of its educator preparation institute (EPI) program, authorized in section 1004.85, Florida Statutes, shall submit an electronic application that contains the plans and processes for operation, including delivery, curriculum, assessments, field experiences, data collection and continuous improvement. 

Professional Development Certification Programs

A Florida school district, charter school or charter management organization seeking initial approval of its professional development certification programs or PDCPs, authorized in section 1012.56, Florida Statutes, shall submit an electronic application that contains the plans and processes for operation, including delivery, curriculum, assessments, data collection, a mentorship and induction component and continuous improvement.