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10/7/2020 PDCP Orientation - VIRTUAL

Oct 7 - Oct 7, 2020

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Course Description/Meeting Summary:

The OCPS alternative certification program, known as the Professional Development Certification Program (PDCP), is designed to offer non-education majors with a temporary teaching certificate through **June 2023** or beyond the opportunity to be trained as an educator.

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Meeting Locations and Times:

Canvas, Big Blue Button Virtual Conference on October 7th, 2020, 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Online, Orlando, FL 32825

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To enroll in this program, your temporary teaching certificate must be valid through June 2023 or beyond. 

PDCP is a state-approved teacher preparation program that will satisfy requirements on your FLDOE Statement of Eligibility.

After completion of the program requirements, you may seek a professional certificate in Florida. In order to qualify for the OCPS PDCP, an applicant must

  • Be an instructional employee of OCPS in a classroom teaching assignment in the subject area in which you are seeking certification and remain in the teaching assignment associated with your certification for the duration of the program.
  • Hold or be eligible for a temporary teaching certificate from the Florida Department of Education.
  • Hold at least a bachelor's degree, meet the subject area requirements in a subject area for which a professional certificate may be issued or pass the state subject area exam, and be certified for the teaching assignment.
  • Obtain the signature of the school-based support team including the hiring principal on the PDCP Application.
  • Sign the PDCP Application as an agreement of participation.

Attendance at PDCP Orientation is required before registering for a PDCP Module. You will not be permitted to attend if you are on the waiting list, as seating is limited.

More information about PDCP may be found at