Thank you for visiting the Hernando County School District's office of Instructional Certification. We hope that this site provides individuals with current and relevant information about Florida's rules, regulations and requirements regarding teacher certification, the renewal process for professional certificates and links to helpful resources. Our goal is to support the district's goal of a high performing workforce by insuring that appropriately certified educators are in all classrooms.
Important News about Instructional Certification
Teacher Certificates - For teachers with a certificate expiring June 30, 2023, start submitting your application for renewal by logging into your FLDOE account.
Florida Department of Education Web Portal - Effective December 1, 2017, all State Educator Certification Applications, Renewals, and Additions must be submitted electronically via the FLDOE's web portal.
Pay Online - We are now accepting online payments for Employee Certification Renewal and Employee Certification Addition of Subject Area/Endorsement via RevTrak, please use the link below to make your payment(s).
- FLDOE Certification Steps
- Creating an Educator Account and Onboarding - VERSA
- Understanding My Florida Statement of Status of Eligibility
- Effective JULY 1, 2024 - The Reading K-12 Subject Area Exam can no longer be used to add the Reading Endorsement per HB7011.
Employee Data & Certification Specialist
Dawn Leo: firstname.lastname@example.org