Collier County Public Schools is commited to meeting the educational needs of every student by hiring quality, highly-qualified teachers. The Certification Department serves as a liaison between CCPS and the Florida Department of Education to ensure compliance with state statues and rules relative to education certification.The information found on this website is intended to provide helpful information regarding Florida certification and employment with Collier County Public Schools.NOTICE: The NEW Developmental Literacy 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. Click here for more information regarding this new requirement.
Seek Information Only From the Experts
Do not seek or accept certification information or guidance from persons other than those representatives within the CCPS Certification Office and/or the Florida Department of Education's Bureau of Educator Certification Office.
Maintaining Your Certificate
A Florida Educator Certificate is a professional license to teach. It is each educator's responsibility to comply with Florida Statutes governing educator certification. Each Florida school district has trained certification specialists in their personnel office. If you are seeking employment with CCPS, our certification staff can assist you with certification information.