Close to 1 in 4 Florida high school students do not graduate. With one of the worst drop-out rates in the country, it’s clear to see that something needs to be done to rectify the situation in the Sunshine State’s places of learning. It should come as no surprise then that Florida also has one of the worst student to teacher ratios in the nation. If there were to somehow be an influx of quality teachers into Florida’s education system perhaps we could turn it all around! Schools in Orlando, Tampa, Miami and all across the state are in need of not only educators but quality educators. If you think you have what it takes to aid the cause, why wait? Browse our list of fully accredited campuses below. Whether you choose to learn online or in a traditional classroom setting you’re sure to find that earning a degree in education has never been easier or more rewarding. Learn hands-on how to become a teacher or a school administrator in Florida.
As a Florida educator, you will:
- Become a respected pillar of the community
- Carefully craft and schedule an adequate lesson plan for your students
- Guide and prepare the next generation through meaningful lessons and interactions
- Grade exams and papers
- Attend and lead extracurricular activities
- Work together with parents and administrators to create a healthy learning environment
Some career figures for education graduates in Florida:
- Average annual salary: $31,680
- Currently employed: 49,360
- Employment outlook: 15% growth
- Most popular degrees: Bachelor’s, Master’s
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
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