If you are an aspiring teacher, we have the program for you! Seminole State's Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) helps baccalaureate degree holders (in fields outside of education) earn their Florida Professional Certification to teach in a K-12 classroom within nine months.
The program provides the necessary training for participants to become highly effective certified teachers. In addition to being prepared to take the Florida Teacher Certification Exams, those who successfully complete the EPI Program and achieve passing scores on the required exams will receive their five-year Professional Teaching Certificate.
Adults looking for a career change, including displaced workers, U.S. veterans and mothers entering the work force, are encouraged to explore this exciting opportunity.
To gain admission into the EPI Program, prospective students must:
Along with the EPI application, prospective students must complete and/or submit the following materials during their admission interview:
If you are interested in enrolling in the Educator Preparation Institute, plan to attend one of the information and registration sessions below.
|Monday, Aug. 4||9:30 a.m.||Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-001|
|Monday, Aug. 25||5:30 p.m.||Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-001|
|Monday, Sept. 8||9:30 a.m.||Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-001|
|Monday, Oct. 6||5:30 p.m.||Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-001|
|Monday, Nov. 3||9:30 a.m.||Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-001|
|Monday, Dec. 8||5:30 p.m.||Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-001|
For more information about the EPI Program, please contact:
Gina Fontana, Ed. D.
Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room J-114
Financial Aid is available for students who qualify. For more information, please contact:
Financial Aid Specialist
Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Room A-100S