The District School Board of Pasco County is committed to assisting core subject area teachers to meet the criteria of Highly qualified. The District will provide reimbursement for subject area examination fees at the regular administration rate to teachers attempting to become highly qualified. The Board shall also provide reimbursement for a second attempt at passing a specific subject area examination if the teacher is unsuccessful on the first attempt. Reimbursement is based on the conditions below:

  • Must be currently employed as a teacher in Pasco County and teaching in a core subject area (elementary education, English, mathematics, reading, language arts, science, foreign languages, civics, government, economics, art, music, drama, history, geography, or exceptional student education)
  • Must take the FTCE subject area examination(s) required for the current assignment for which the teacher is Not Highly Qualified

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