What is the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE)?
The Florida Teacher Certification Examination isn't just one exam, but a series of tests given to new teachers in Florida. Consisting of more than 40 exams, the FTCE includes general knowledge and subject-specific assessments.
List of FTCE Tests
If you're preparing to earn your Florida teaching certification, read on for a full list of available FTCE tests. You'll also find resources that can help you prepare for a variety of general knowledge, professional education, and subject area exams.
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The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) assess the skills and knowledge of prospective teachers in the state of Florida. If you're finding it difficult to figure out what you need to do to become certified to teach in Florida, don't worry! You're not alone. To make your life easier, Study.com has gathered a wealth of knowledge about the FTCE and offers comprehensive study tools to help you along the way. On Study.com, you'll find all of the information you need to start out on your journey towards certification.
There are two broad tests that all prospective teachers are required to pass: the FTCE General Knowledge (GK) test and the FTCE Professional Education Test (PEd) test. The FTCE General Knowledge (GK) test evaluates your knowledge of the core concepts of math and English language arts. You can read more about the specifics of the General Knowledge test in our chapter about the FTCE General Knowledge test and check out our comprehensive study guide, which is packed with the essential information you need to pass this test. The other required test is the FTCE Professional Education Test (PEd). This test serves to determine the candidate's pedagogical proficiency in concepts from instructional planning to ethics and professional conduct. Study.com has detailed information on the FTCE Professional Education Test as well and, when you're ready to start studying, our in-depth study guide will prepare you to pass the test, guaranteed.
On top of those two tests, you may be required to take one or more subject area tests that span a range of more than 40 different subject areas from art to German to agriculture. This requirement is determined by the Florida Bureau of Educator Certification (BEC). Once you know which tests you need to pass, you can find a Study.com study guide for almost every FTCE subject.
When you're ready to get started, Study.com has you covered. Our FTCE study guides are custom-built by our curriculum experts to match the test. Each bite-sized and engaging lesson comes with a short quiz to make sure you're ready to move on, and each chapter ends with a 30-question practice test to see where you're strong and where you could use a little help. We have tutors standing by to answer your tough questions and our study scheduling tool will help you get into a steady routine. With our mobile app, you can watch lessons, take quizzes, or flip through notes on the go. We even have a $500 FTCE scholarship for teachers preparing for the test!
The road to Florida teacher certification may seem daunting, but with Study.com, you'll be there in no time!