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SCF Plans Information Sessions on Alternative Teaching Certification Program

(Bradenton, Fla., March 24, 2015) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host information sessions about its Alternative Certification Program (ACP). The program is for people 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 start at 6 p.m. on the following dates at these locations:

  • Thursday, March 26, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Center for Innovation and Technology, Room 215;
  • Tuesday, March 31, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., Building 9, Room 114;
  • Thursday, April 20, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Center for Innovation and Technology, Room 215;
  • Monday, June 15, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Center for Innovation and Technology, Room 215;
  • Monday, June 22, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 836, Selby Room.

After finishing all courses in the program and passing required state and college exams, participants will be 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 more information are available at scf.edu/TeacherEd. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Sheffield at 941-363-7274 or sheffis@scf.edu. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.

 

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