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Teacher Immersion Program (TIP)

Teacher Immersion Program (TIP)

The Teacher Immersion Program (TIP) at FGCU College of Education.

TIP Bus

The Teacher Immersion Program (TIP) is an Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) approved by the Florida Department of Education that provides an alternative route to certification. This program is designed for career changers and those with degrees in areas other than education who wish to become teachers.  It is delivered at the graduate level and includes eight 3-credit hour courses, including an internship.

Teacher Immersion Program at FGCU Video

Watch a YouTube Video highlighting the Teacher Immersion Program (TIP) at FGCU: Teacher Immersion Program at FGCU.

TIP Open House 

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University
Edwards Hall, Room 210
 
Thursday, September 28, 2017: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University
Edwards Hall, Room 210
 
Thursday, November 16, 2017: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University
Edwards Hall, Room 210
 
Thursday, January 25, 2018: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University
Edwards Hall, Room 210
 
Thursday, March 1, 2018: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University
Edwards Hall, Room 210
 
Thursday, May 17, 2018: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University
Edwards Hall, Room 210
 

Link for Open House Registration 

Please click here to register for the open house: Open House Registration
 
 

Florida Department of Education Links:

General Info: http://www.fldoe.org

Educator Certification: www.fldoe.org/edcert

Certification subjects: www.fldoe.org/edcert/subjlist.asp

Certificate types and requirements: www.fldoe.org/edcert/cert_types.asp

Florida Department of Education FAQs about Alternative Certification: http://www.fldoe.org/edcert/faqs.asp