Forms and Contact Information

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CURRENT MCPS EDUCATORS AND CONTRACTED OR CHARTER EMPLOYEES

Current educators affiliated with a district cannot pay online for renewals, or additions of a bachelor-level subject area/endorsement. Available options of payment are payroll deduction using the Employment Services Division (ESD) payroll deduction form, or payment by credit card. Acceptable credit cards include Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover.

After completion of the DOE online application, please complete the Payroll Deduction Authorization form. Your application will not be processed until this form is received in the ESD Certification Office. This form may be sent to the ESD Certification Office via e-mail to: [email protected]

Certification Application Payroll Deduction Authorization Form

To pay by credit card, stop by our Certification Department during office hours.

During June or July, educators may pay certification fees to MCPS Certification only via check, credit card, cash, or money order.

Important Contacts

DOE - Bureau of Educator Certification
(800) 445-6739
http://www.fldoe.org/teaching/certification/index.stml

Call 850-245-9796 to set up a phone appointment.

DOE- Testing Agency
(413) 256-2893 or toll-free at 1-866-613-3281
http://www.fl.nesinc.com
For availability of exams, registration, preparation guides, and pass/fail results

DOE- Student Financial Aid
(888) 827-2004
http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org
For critical shortage area financial aid information

CF University Center
http://www.cf.edu/community/locations/uc/
(352) 854-2322, ext. 1214

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence
http://abcte.org/