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