SCF Offers GKT Essay Prep Class for Educators

(Bradenton, Fla., February 2, 2019)The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a class to aspiring educators as they get ready to take the Essay subtest of the General Knowledge Test (GKT). The workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 16 and 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E, Sarasota. The fee is $79.

The GKT assesses the knowledge and skills of candidates who seek teaching certification. Recently, the Bureau of Educator Certification (BEC) revised the essay subtest portion of the GKT.

In preparation for the GKT, participants in the EPI workshop will focus on understanding and practicing the construction of a well-developed essay. The workshop will be led by an instructor with essay and language arts training, as well as K–12 classroom experience. 

To register, call 941-752-5203 or visit and search for class ID #12270.

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