Certification Department


    Collier County Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student by hiring quality, highly qualified teachers. The Certification Department serves as a liaison between Collier County Public Schools and the Florida Department of Education to ensure compliance with state statutes and rules relative to education certification. 

    The following information found on this website is intended to provide helpful information regarding Florida certification and employment with Collier County Public Schools.

    NOTICE:  The NEW Reading Renewal Requirement applies to a Florida Professional Certificate with an expiration date of June 30, 2025 or later.  If your certificate has an expiration date of June 30, 2021 through June 30, 2024 this requirement will not affect your upcoming renewal requirements.  More information will be posted on this website regarding the Reading renewal requirement after July 1, 2020.