Manual and Endorsements


The best way to get all the information you need about the FACCS Professional Educator Certification Program is to download the manual. 

FACCS Professional Educator Certification Manual


The following endorsements are recognized by FACCS. In order to receive an endorsement, the transcripts must show at least 18 hours in the subject area.

  • Educational Leadership
  • Business
  • General Music
  • Instrumental Music
  • Vocal Music
  • Drama/Speech
  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Health
  • Bible
  • Humanities
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Integrated Curriculum (Middle School only – 18 hrs. in any one (1) of the following areas: English, Math, Science, or History. Then 12 hrs. in each of the remaining three (3) areas.)
  • English
  • English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • American Sign Language
Professional Services
  • Library/Media Specialist
  • Guidance Counseling
  • School Psychologist
  • Dean (discipline)
  • Athletic Director
  • General Mathematics
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth-Space Science
  • Physics
Social Science
  • Social Science
  • History/Geography
  • Economics
  • Reading
  • Special Education
  • Athletic Coaching (sport specific)
  • Impairment (Visual, Hearing, Speech)
  • Computer Technology
  • Business

Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) - are accepted in lieu of the 18 hour requirement for All Level, Secondary, and Middle School Teacher and Professional Services certification endorsement. 
The Elementary Education K-6 exam is accepted in lieu of the 18 hour requirement for the Elementary Education Certificate.

Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE) is accepted toward the administrative, graduate courses required for Administrator certification.

National Institute for Learning Development (NILD) Professionally Certified Educational Therapist (PCET) certification is acceptable toward the eighteen (18) credit hour requirements for the Special Education endorsement.

The FDOE General Knowledge Exam is not accepted toward any requirements for FACCS certification.