Educator Preparation Institute at SCF to Host Virtual Information Sessions

Bradenton, Fla. Feb. 7, 2022

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 7, 2022) — The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host virtual information sessions for individuals interested in earning a professional teaching certificate. This program is for anyone with a bachelor’s degree in a noneducation major and teachers with temporary certificates.  

During these free sessions, attendees will learn about the application process, curriculum, courses and program requirements. Participants in SCF’s Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) meet one evening each week, 6-8:30 p.m., for eight weeks per course. Students who complete the program and successfully pass the required state exams are eligible for the Florida Department of Education’s professional teaching certificate.

The virtual information sessions will be held via Microsoft Teams on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 23, 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 6 p.m.  

For more information, visit, email Araceli Cumbo at or call 941-408-1481.