You must create an account with the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) Website. This will allow you to access the testing site and view testing locations, time, and complete the registration for the exam. You will need a valid email address & social security number to complete registration.
Once you have registered with the FTCE site, you will immediately be able to register for an exam as well as view any scores and testing history via the menu on your My Account homepage.
After you create your FTCE account, there will be a menu on your My Account homepage. Click on “Register for the FTCE/FELE” to begin. You will be prompted to read and agree to terms and conditions. After agreeing to the terms and conditions, you can search for multiple exams at the same time by checking the corresponding boxes.
The FTCE site does a fantastic job walking you through the registration process. Simply follow the steps on the screen to complete registration.
Once you have selected the process, your tests will be added to your My Account Homepage. From here, you will be able to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment.
*Note: You will only be able to schedule your testing appointment (date, time, and location) after completing the registration process
The GKT is comprised of 4 subtests:
• Essay Subtest = 1 essay, 50 minutes
• English Subtest = ~40 multiple choice questions, 40 minutes
• Reading Subtest = ~40 multiple choice questions, 55 minutes
• Mathematics Subtest = ~45 multiple choice questions, 100 minutes
You receive an unofficial score report as soon as you complete the testing on all but the essay. Score reports for the complete test will take approximately 6 weeks. Passing scores must be achieved on all four sections of the GKT as follows:
• Essay Subtest = 8 out of 12 points
• English Subtest = scaled score of 200 or better per section
• Reading Subtest = scaled score of 200 or better per section
• Mathematics Subtest = scaled score of 200 or better per section
Florida Teachers provides comprehensive GKT preparation through our online training modules and webinars. The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) website also provides the following resources for the GKT:
• General GKT Preparation Strategies
• Competencies, Skills, and Blueprint
• Essay Subtest Preparation
• English Subtest Practice Questions
• Reading Subtest Practice Questions
• Math Subtest Practice Questions
• Basic Reference Bibliography
Florida Teachers offers certification in the following subject areas. The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) website provides the following resources for each subject area:
• Art K-12
• Biology 6-12
• Business Education 6–12
• Chemistry 6–12
• Computer Science K–12
• Drama 6–12
• Elementary Education K-6
• English 6–12
• Exceptional Student Education K–12
• Family and Consumer Science 6–12
• Health K–12
• Humanities K–12
• Marketing 6–12
• Mathematics 6–12
• Middle Grades English 5–9
• Middle Grades General Science 5–9
• Middle Grades Mathematics 5–9
• Middle Grades Social Science 5–9
• Music K–12
• Physics 6–12
• Prekindergarten/Primary PK–3
• Social Science 6–12
• Spanish K–12
The PEd consists of ~120 Multiple choice questions which are completed in two and a half hours. Florida Teachers provides comprehensive PEd preparation through our online training modules and webinars. The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) website also provides the following resources for the PEd:
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