Florida Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

The state of Florida offers professional educators from other states to earn their professional educator certification in Florida through reciprocity. There are two routes to certification: 1.) You must hold a current teaching certification issued by another state, OR 2.) You must hold a current National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification. For more information about the process of certification through reciprocity, explore the Florida Department of Education website, or contact the Florida Department of Education at (800) 445-6739.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Florida.

Alabama Kansas Nevada South Carolina
Arizona Kentucky New Hampshire South Dakota
Arkansas Louisiana New Jersey Tennessee
California Maine New Mexico Texas
Colorado Maryland New York Utah
Connecticut Massachusetts North Carolina Vermont
Delaware Michigan North Dakota Virginia
Georgia Minnesota Ohio Washington
Hawaii Mississippi Oklahoma West Virginia
Idaho Missouri Oregon Wisconsin
Illinois Montana Pennsylvania Wyoming
Indiana Nebraska Rhode Island  

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