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Florida Educator Certification Renewal Process for certificates expiring on June 30, 2020.
                Information on how to complete the renewal application

(Miami-Dade County Public Schools & Charter Schools)

    All Teaching positions require a temporary or professional educator
   certificate. (State or District)
    ■ Types of certificates
    ■ Apply for your initial teaching certificate.

Current Teachers (Miami-Dade County Public Schools & Charter Schools)

    Make sure your certifications are up-to-date.
    ■ Transition from a Temporary to Professional Certification.
    ■ Procedures for Renewals, Additions, Endorsements, etc

Athletic Coaching

    Athletic Coaches required a valid Temporary or Professional or an Athletic     Coaching certificate.


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For State Certification Applications, Renewals and Additions, complete this easy two-step process:

  1. Apply online:
    Guide to create a Profile
    Guide for Renewal
  2. Pay online: CertPay

    Guide for online payment

District applications are still being accepted in paper form to the Office of Instructional Certification. Fill out, print and send:

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