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Human Resources


Steps to Become a Teacher in Hernando County

Florida Teaching Certification Study Guides

FLDOE Certification Steps

Creating an Educator Account and Onboarding - VERSA


All instructional employees with the Hernando County School Board must be "Highly Qualified" to teach the subject area(s) to which they are assigned.

If an out-of-state teacher was highly qualified, he/she must have an Out-of-State Highly Qualified Verification Form filled out by their previous district.

Renewal Requirements 

ESOL training completion has strict guidelines.

For detailed information regarding the Reading Endorsement, please click the link below.
Reading Endorsement Information (third party website)

Please feel free to contact the HR Department at (352) 797-7005 or email Dawn Leo at or Alexis Brown at with any certification questions.

Out of Field Instructors