Certification Test Preparation Sessions

  • The Marion County Public School System is committed to supporting its teachers who are seeking a professional education certificate in successfully passing the General Knowledge exams for the state of Florida. Our test preparation program allows professional certificate candidates the chance to brush up on the skills needed to pass these rigorous required state exams. Additional certification exam preparation courses are offered in the areas of Exceptional Student, as well as tests associated with career advancement degrees with the Florida Educational Leadership Exam or FELE through a partnership with National Louis University. Test preparatory sessions are offered on a variety of dates and are free of charge for Marion County Public Schools employees.


    • Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE)
    • General Knowledge: Mathematics
    • General Knowledge: English Language Skills
    • General Knowledge: Reading
    • General Knowledge: Essay
    • Exceptional Student Education (ESE) K-12



FTCE Test Preparation Resource Checkout System

  • The Professional Leadership and Learning Department is excited to be able to offer Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) test preparation resources for check out! We have limited resources available to check out for two-week periods to teachers who are interested in studying for an upcoming, scheduled FTCE examination.


    To request an FTCE test preparation book, please select the hyperlinked Request Form: FTCE Test Preparation Resource Book Check Out Request. You will need to take a picture of your FTCE Registration email to upload to the request form. Requests will be processed in the order they are received and you will be notified within three (3) to four (4) business days of your status for checkout. All resources will be sent through the courier to your school location.


    Requests are processed on Monday’s to be delivered on Tuesday and on Thursday’s to be delivered on Friday.


    We currently have resources for the following FTCE examinations:

    • General Knowledge Test (GKT)
    • Subject Area Examinations (SAE):
      • Elementary Education K-6
      • Pre-K / Primary PK-3

    For information on certification and requirements, click the links below:

    Marion County Public Schools Employment Services 

    Florida Department of Education


    For test information and registration please click the link below




For additional information on MCPS FTCE preparation, contact:

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