The School Related Personnel (SRP) to Teacher Financial Assistance Program provides financial support for individuals employed in SRP positions to become certified teachers in Pasco County Schools.

SRP to Teacher Program Guidelines

  • Must be employed with the District School Board of Pasco County for at least one calendar year.
  • Two college courses (maximum of 6 credit hours) per semester are eligible for reimbursement.
  • Course work is degree seeking in the area of education or a prerequisite to education courses, which needs to be documented.
  • Must earn a grade of C or better for each course.
  • A grade report/transcript must be submitted for the semester in which reimbursement is requested.
  • An itemized receipt and a copy of each course syllabus must accompany requests for tuition and book(s) reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement for tuition is based upon the current state tuition rate.
  • During the final internship, funds for continuation of benefits and scholarships may be available.
  • Upon completion of degree, a commitment to teach in Pasco County Schools for a minimum of two (2) years if/when offered employment is expected.
  • Reimbursement is contingent upon the availability of district funds.

For more information please contact Carol Jones, Office for Human Resources and Educator Quality at 813-794-2421 or cajones@pasco.k12.fl.us.

SRP-to-Teacher Program Financial Assistance Request Form
SRP-to-Teacher Program Continuation of Health Benefits

SRP-to-Teacher Funding Sources

Program/Funding Source
Assistance Offered
Qualifications
Contact Person
Title I Grant
Tuition & books
Must be an instructional assistant at a Title I school and currently seeking a degree in education. Maddy Wehle,Secretary 813-794-2324
 
 
   
Title II Grant
Tuition & books. Funds for continuation of benefits and scholarships may be available.
Available to all SRP seeking degrees in education TBD
 
 
   
Professional Development Partnership
Tuition, books, fees, (amount varies) and tutoring cohort setting
Available to all SRP seeking a degree in ESE. Sarah Semon USF Coordinator, PDP 813-974-9767
 
 
   
Professional Development Partnership
Tuition/Books
For ESE IAs with an AA degree. Rusty Gremillion, Project Director
rgremillion@uwf.edu or (850)473-7068
 
 
   
Propel
Financial Assistance
Available to all school-related personnel seeking a degree in ESE. Must be placed in a K-12 classroom setting. Anna Robic robic@coedu.usf.edu 813.974.9452 link
 
 
   
FEA Educational Support Scholarship (10 statewide @ $1,000)
Expenses related to college courses taken
SRP who are members in good standing of an FEA local for at least three years. Applicant must currently be seeking a degree in education. USEP 813-996-2119 727-848-1385 or www.floridaea.org
 
 
   
USEP SRP Scholarship Award (1 @ $1000)
Tuition & books
SRP who have maintained continuous membership for a minimum of two years. Applicant must currently be seeking a degree in education. USEP 813-996-2119 727-848-1385
 
 
   
AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program (1 @ $1,000)
Flexible
AFT member in good standing for at least one year. Applicant must currently be seeking a degree in education. USEP 813-996-2119 727-848-1385
 
 
   
Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship (1 @ $500)
Tuition & books
Must be a DSBPC Instructional Assistant and a PDK member. Applicant must currently be seeking a degree in education. Tammy Berryhill President of PDK 727-774-3700