Teachers who continue to expand their knowledge and professional skills are better equipped to serve their students, make themselves more marketable and increase their earning potential. SPC offers a variety of continuing education opportunities for teachers including Autism Endorsement, Career and Technical District Certification and Reading Endorsement.
SPC offers three sets of online courses totaling 12 credits that meet the requirements for the Florida Department of Education's Autism Endorsement. To receive this endorsement, you must have a Florida Exceptional Student Certificate first.
Career and Technical District Certification
We offer four online courses that meet district vocational education certification requirements. Vocational-technical instructors in areas like automotive, health occupations, cosmetology or public service must take four Career and Technical Education courses within a three-year period to gain or maintain district certification. Courses include:
SPC offers four online courses totaling 10 credits that meet the requirements for the Florida Department of Education Reading Endorsement. To receive this endorsement, you must have a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate.
How to Enroll in Continuing Education Courses
- Apply to SPC online and receive your student ID.
For the Autism Endorsement, the program/student plan is DG-NO--Upper Division Non Degree, then choose Autism-Non Degree.
For the Reading Endorsement, the program/student plan is DG-NO--Upper Division Non Degree, then choose Reading-Non Degree.
For the Career and Technical District Certification, the program/student plan is DG-NO--Upper Division Non Degree, Industrial/Technical -Non Degree.
You must include all Florida residency information and documentation and pay the application fee or your application may not be processed.
- Scan/email a copy of your Educator Certificate or DOE number to Pat Roper at email@example.com or fax 727-324-2090.
- Email your SPC student ID number to Pat Roper at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration access. Students who complete these steps will receive directions to enroll.
Students enrolled in Secondary ESE, Autism Endorsement or Career and Technical District Certification courses are classified as non-degree; however, courses are graded/for credit and will be reflected on an official SPC transcript.