Florida Principal and Teacher Academy

Welcome! This is your gateway to online and onsite professional development designed for the needs of charter school personnel, sponsored by the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS).

The FPTA is available only to teachers and administrators at FCPCS Member Schools. 

The Florida Principal and Teacher Academy offers:

1. High quality online professional development courses for administrators and instructional staff. Courses are aligned with FCPCS' Teacher and Principal Evaluations Systems. Cost: $149 per participant for access to all 106 available courses.

  • When participants have completed the course, they can apply for recertification directly through the Florida Department of Education's Bureau of Educator Certification
  • Online format allows participants to learn at their own pace, from home or school
  • NOTE: You will need your school's ID number to register.

Click here to register.

 

2. Live, onsite workshops for teachers and administrators offered through Corwin. 

  • 20 workshops for teachers and administrators are offered through Corwin for FCPCS member schools. 
  • These workshops are part of FCPCS' 2018-19 state approved Professional Development Systems. 
  • Teachers and administrators who complete these workshops may earn inservice points towards recertification directly from the Florida Department of Education's Bureau of Educator Certification.
  • Cost varies according to workshop type and duration.
  • For details on available workshops, click here.

Click here to schedule an onsite workshop.

3. Safety and emergency procedure courses for charter school non-instructional staff:

  • Available to FCPCS Member Schools at a reasonable cost
  • Allows you to ensure that your employees are properly trained to respond appropriately to emergencies and medical needs of your students and other employees.  NOTE: You will need your school's ID number to register.

Click here for a list of available courses.

The Florida Principal & Teachers Academy is sponsored by the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools, Florida's primary membership organization for the state's charter schools.