State-Approved Endorsements and District Contacts

  • Marion County Public Schools Professional Leadership and Learning Department is pleased to be able to provide Endorsement courses to district employees at no cost. Endorsement courses are available online, face-to-face, or through a blended model, depending on the course. Endorsement courses require 100% attendance and participation for successful course completion. For additional information on your specific requirements to be highly qualified, please contact the MCPS Employment Services Division - Certification Department at (352) 671-7781. 

     

    Program Validity Contact Phone Number

    Endorsement:

    Athletic Coaching

    2019 – 2024

    James Phillips

    (352) 236-0586

    Endorsement:

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    2020 – 2025

    Kathryn Chotiner

    (352) 462-3850

    Endorsement:

    ESOL

    2019 – 2024

    Rebeca Salmeron 

    (352) 671-4171

    Endorsement:

    Gifted

    2020 – 2025

    Viviana Prieto

    (352) 671-6832

    Endorsement:

    Reading

    2020 - 2025

    Jami Brasington (Elementary)

    Casey Busha (Secondary)

    (352) 671-4152

    (352) 867-2139

Last Modified on January 5, 2021