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SCF Hosts Spring 2014 Teacher Prep Info Sessions

(Bradenton, Fla., December  13, 2013) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host information sessions about its teacher preparation Alternative Certification Program (ACP). The program is for aspiring teachers who have at least a bachelor's degree with a noneducation major, or teachers with temporary certificates who need professional course work.

Hour-long sessions are scheduled at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E., Center for Innovation and Technology, room 214, and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 800, Selby Room.

After finishing all courses in the program and passing required state and college exams, participants will receive certificates of completion that make them eligible for the Florida Department of Education's professional teaching certificate. Evening and weekend scheduling of classes allows working professionals to participate. The cost for the program is approximately $2,200.

Applications and details are available at scf.edu/TeacherEd. For more information, call SCF Lakewood Ranch at 941-363-7274 or SCF Venice at 941-408-1481 or email sheffis@scf.edu. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.

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