We know cancellations of Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) are concerning during this unprecedented time. Fee waivers and extensions are currently available for all cancelled exams. To find out more information, stay informed here on most recent communications.

From the Wesbsite: 

On Tuesday, March 17th, Governor DeSantis announced that, for the next 120 days, exam fees for teacher certification-related examinations will be waived. Pearson is working closely with the Florida Department of Education to develop and implement an efficient registration process for Department stakeholders, while meeting the goals and needs of teacher candidates.

At this time, we are working to finalize further guidance and will provide additional details as we know more.

Read more about test fees, test center closures, and test cancellations

Test Center Closures Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus):

As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, our first priority is the health and safety for employees and candidates. Starting on Tuesday, March 17th – we are suspending test delivery at all U.S.- and Canada-based Pearson VUE-owned testing centers for 30 days until April 16th. As a result, most test appointments in this timeframe have been cancelled.

Pearson is regularly updating COVID-19 information on a dedicated webpage.

If Your Test Appointment Is Cancelled:

You will receive an email cancellation when your test center closes. Your test appointment will be cancelled in your testing account. You will receive a refund of your exam fees in accordance with the Refund policy. You may schedule a new test appointment at your convenience. No fees will be incurred for rescheduling appointments.

If You Need to Schedule or Reschedule a Test Appointment:

Please note that only open testing centers will appear when attempting to reschedule.

If You Are Ill on the Day of Your Test Appointment:

Do not report to the testing center. If you miss your appointment due to illness, please review the Absentee/No Show policy, which includes information about requesting a transfer of your test registration.

If you prefer, you may withdraw your registration for a full refund. Please check the Refund policy for more information.


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