Human Resources and Educator Quality
SRP-to-Teacher Financial Assistance Program

The District School Board of Pasco County is committed to assisting School Related Personnel (SRP) in achieving their educational goals to become teachers. The 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 Requirements

  • Must be employed as an SRP with the District School Board of Pasco County for at least one consecutive year.
  • Must obtain principal or director recommendation.
  • Must have an overall rating of Effective or Highly Effective on most recent evaluation.
  • Must be seeking a Bachelor's degree in Education (Elementary, Execptional Student Education, Math, Science, or English) to teach in the classroom. All courses must be in the area of education, or documented prerequisites to education courses.
  • Upon completion of degree, a commitment to teach in Pasco County Schools for a minimum of two (2) years is required if/when offered employment.

SRP to Teacher Program Guidelines

  • A maximum of two (2) courses and/or six (6) credit hours per semester are eligible for reimbursement.
  • Required books are eligible for reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement for tuition is based upon the current state tuition rate. Current rates are listed below.
    • Universities with a four-year degree program: $114.75 per credit hour.
    • Colleges without a four-year degree program: $91.62 per credit hour.
  • Reimbursement is contingent upon the availability of District funds.
  • Requests for assistance are not guaranteed.
  • Continuation of pay and health benefits is available for final internship. Benefits cover the employee only.
  • To receive continuation of pay and health benefits, employee must be on an approved leave to complete a final internship leading to a Bachelor's degree in Education.

 


Step One: Apply!

  • Submit a completed SRP to Teacher Program Application form (link will be updated once active) to Human Resources a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the start of the semester. Principal recommendation should be included with submittal.

Step Two: Learn!

 

  • Must be seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Education to teach in the classroom. All courses must fall under an education curriculum or be documented as prerequisites to those courses.

More information about college and university partnerships coming soon!

Step Three: Request!

To request financial reimbursement at the end of each semester, submit the following documentation within thirty (30) days of course end date via courier to Bailey Alexander - HREQ, District Ofrfice or via email to bdalexan@pasco.k12.fl.us.

  • Completed SRP to Teacher Program Financial Assistance Request Form.
  • Grade report/transcript from the college for which reimbursement is requested.
  • Itemized receipt/financial summary from the college for tuition paid.
  • Itemized receipts for any required books purchased.
  • Complete syllabus for each course.

Step Four: Intern!

To request continuation of pay and benefits during your final internship, submit the following documentation at least eight (8) weeks prior to the start of the final internship via courier to Bailey Alexander - HREQ, District Office or via email to bdalexan@pasco.k12.fl.us.

Step Five: Teach!

  • Upon completion of degree, a commitment to teach in Pasco County Schools for a minimum of two (2) years is required if/when offered employment.

For more information on the SRP to Teacher Program, please contact Bailey Alexander in the Office for Human Resources and Educator Quality at 813-794-2316 or bdalexan@pasco.k12.fl.us.

SRP to Teacher Program Application Form (link will be updated once active)
SRP to Teacher Program Financial Assistance Request Form
SRP to Teacher Program Continuation of Health Benefits

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