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Florida Teachers of Tomorrow is the nation’s top Educator Preparation Institute in the nation. Our personalized teacher certification paths and expert advisors have been pivotal in developing quality educators making a difference in the classrooms and communities they serve.

We celebrate the teachers of today and inspire teachers of tomorrow!

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Florida Teacher Prep Program

by the Florida Department of Education*
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The #1 Educator Preparation Institute (EPI)

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Over 80,000 Teachers Certified

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The Smart Path to a Teaching Career

  • Start teaching with full pay and benefits in weeks
  • Research-based curriculum created by educators for educators
  • 1:1 live classroom coaching by former educators and campus administrators
  • Engaging and interactive video content (unlike other programs)
  • Live phone and email support from expert advisors to guide you through the program

Steps to Teaching Certification

Apply for Free

Apply for Free

• Apply for free

• As low as $49.50* to enroll

Pay no program fees until you're hired!

• Timing: 1-2 weeks average

Begin Coursework

Begin Coursework

• Flexible, online coursework

• Online and in-classroom observation

• Pass state pre-hire exams

• Timing: 4-6 weeks average

Teach with Full Pay

Teach with Full Pay

• Start teaching within weeks

• 1:1 Coaching from former administrations

• Convenient on-demand coursework

• Timing: 1 year average

Earn Your Certificate

Earn Your Certificate

• Pass state certification exam(s)

• Yay! You're fully certified!

• Become a part of our 80,000+ strong alumni

High Demand Certification Areas Offered!

Choosing to certify in a high demand subject area can greatly expand job opportunities, enhance job security, and increase salary potential. We offer certification in many subject areas, including the following 2024-2025 high demand subject areas:


  • Grades K-12: Exceptional Student Education
  • Grades 5-9: English; General Science; Mathematics
  • Grades 6-12: Chemistry; English; Mathematics; Physics; Technology Education
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teaching license


teachers certified to date


teachers certified last year

Nevada school districts


staff members to serve you


years of continued success

How We Are Making an Impact

Teachers of Tomorrow is committed to developing the highest quality educators who positively impact their school and community. Founded in 2005, our company has grown to become the largest alternative certification program in the nation. We’re proud of the partnership we have with each of our candidates in helping them begin their teaching careers.


Message from our CEO

Dr. Heath Morrison, a 30+ year educator and former National Superintendent of the Year, is leading our dedicated team in supporting teachers and their schools. Together, we are focused on the crucial mission of placing high-quality educators in classrooms nationwide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose Teachers of Tomorrow For Your Florida Teachers Certification?

Choosing Teachers of Tomorrow for your Florida teachers certification allows you to be part of a supportive community, all participating in the same quality program. Classes are taken online, and you can choose the pace at which you work. This means you can be teaching in the classroom in no time. Apply today and kickstart your teaching journey!

How Long Does an Alternative Teaching Certificate Take to Complete in Florida?

It typically takes around 9 months to complete an alternative teaching certificate in Florida. With Teachers of Tomorrow, you can complete the program as soon as you like, due to the self-paced nature of the curriculum. Learn more about why you should choose Florida Teachers of Tomorrow for your alternative teaching certificate!

Can you Teach in Florida Without a Teaching certificate?

In order to teach in Florida, you must obtain a teaching certificate through one of the various certification pathways offered in Florida. You can do this by completing the state-approved Florida Teachers of Tomorrow teaching certification program! Learn more about how this online teacher certification program would be a great fit for you and your Florida teaching career.

What Certifications are Needed to Teach in Florida?

The certifications that are needed to teach in Florida, are a valid Professional Certificate issued by The Florida Department of Education, The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), as well as, passing the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations. The three FTCE examinations are the subject area exam, General Knowledge Test, and Professional Education Test. The examinations test general knowledge, professional education competence, educational leadership, and subject area knowledge. Learn how Teachers of Tomorrow can help prepare you for these certifications and help you become a great teacher for the future.

*Florida Teacher Preparation Programs, Annual Program Performance Reports Summary and Analysis – January 2024.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust