About the FTCE Recruitment Program
The Florida Department of Education (the Department) has initiated activities to review and update examinations that are needed for educator certification in Florida. The FTCE tests allow educator candidates to demonstrate their mastery of general knowledge, competency in professional education, and subject area knowledge. The examinations are designed to be aligned with the relevant state-approved standards. The Department has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson (Evaluation Systems) to assist in the test development and administration of these examinations. Please help maintain high-quality education in Florida public schools by applying for participation in FTCE test development activities or nominate a colleague.
Please respond soon! Apply now for involvement in test development meetings.
The following FTCE examinations are being redeveloped:
- English 6–12
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (K–12)
- Mathematics 6–12
- Middle Grades English 5–9
- Middle Grades Mathematics 5–9
- Music K–12
- Speech-Language Impaired K–12
FTCE/FELE Item Writing Academy. The following fields may be included during 2022 item writing activities:
- Biology 6–12
- Chemistry 6–12
- Earth/Space Science 6–12
- Elementary Education K–6
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) K–12
- Exceptional Student Education (ESE) K–12
- Health K–12
- Middle Grades General Science 5–9
- Middle Grades Social Science 5–9
- Physical Education K–12
- Physics 6–12
- Prekindergarten/Primary PK–3
- Professional Education Test
- Social Science 6–12
- Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE) Subtests 1–3
Florida's Finest Educators Needed!
The Department and Evaluation Systems are seeking educators who are:
You are qualified if you are:
Benefits of participation include:
Participants will receive:
How Are Florida Educators Involved in the FTCE Test Development Process?
Test Development: Educator Involvement
For More InformationIf you have questions about the test development committee application process or the test development process, please contact the Committee Recruitment Group at Evaluation Systems at EvaluationSystemsCRG@pearson.com. Note: Please add this e-mail address to your Safe Sender list in your e-mail program to ensure receipt of communications.