The Florida State University’s College of Education is proud to serve our military veterans who have so honorably served us through their service and sacrifice to our nation. Below you will find information that may be of assistance to you.
Currently ranked #8 in the nation according to Military Times’ rankings for Best Colleges for Vets, the University is aiming to become the most veteran-friendly institution in the U.S. The FSU Student Veteran’s Center offers a number of services and support to our veterans and their dependents. Learn more at http://veterans.fsu.edu/.
Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a U.S. Department of Defense program that provides counseling and referral services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher.
In addition to counseling and referral services, service members who qualify under specific Active Duty or Reserve Component categories may also be eligible for financial assistance (pending availability of funds). For more information, contact Ron Burton, Regional Director for Troops To Teachers, or visit www.proudtoserveagain.com for more information.
There are many opportunities available to veterans who have an interest in pursuing a career in teaching, but the most efficient paths offered by the FSU College of Education are listed below:
Completion of one of our teacher preparation programs listed below gives students the tools to become successful instructors in Florida schools. We give you the background and field experience to become an excellent and highly desirable teacher. Completers of our state approved programs are eligible for a Florida Professional Educator’s certificate. These programs include:
If you are a student veteran or a veteran interested in a career change, contact the Office of Academic Services and Intern Support (OASIS) to speak with an advisor about a career in teaching.
Office of Academic Services and Intern Support (OASIS)
2301 Stone Building