• Lake County Schools recognizes that many professionals are actively pursuing a career in teaching or exploring whether they should become a teacher. The path to teaching is different for every person and understanding how to become certified can be confusing.

    Join us for a four part series of information designed to help you navigate your path to teaching. Although there is no requirement to attend all four sessions, each one has relevant information specific to the topics listed as well as helpful handouts. Light refreshments will be provided at each session.

     
    Become a Teacher sessions  
     
     
     
    BECOME A TEACHER INFORMATION SESSIONS
     
    PART 1:  Get Informed

    Join us for an in depth discussion about the many different pathways to become a teacher in Florida. Find out what resources are available and discover what support Lake provides for new teachers. Speakers from Human Resources, certification and Professional Development will be available for additional assistance.

    This unique opportunity will allow for those with high school diplomas, college credits or associate degrees to talk directly with representatives from local colleges and universities about their education programs. Attendees with bachelor’s degrees or higher will have the chance to chat one-on-one with educator preparation institutes and certification. Seating is limited and registration is required to attend.

     
    January 30, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Tavares High School Cafeteria
    603 N. New Hampshire Ave.
    Tavares, FL  32778 
     

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    PART 1:  Get Informed (Hosted Completely ONLINE)

    Can't make the first event? Log on at any time during the two-hour event for a live chat about your pathway to become a teacher in Florida. Find out what resources are available and discover what support Lake provides for new teachers. Representatives from human resources and certification will be available for one-on-one chats.

    This unique opportunity will allow for those with high school diplomas, college credits or associate degrees to chat through text directly with representatives from local colleges and universities about their education programs. Attendees with bachelor’s degrees or higher will have the chance to chat one-on-one with educator preparation institutes and certification. You can participate through your laptop or phone from anywhere that has WIFI. Registration is required to log in.

     
    February 6, 2019
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
     
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    PART 2: Sharpen Your Skills

    Follow up on your certification status and obtain next steps. Engage in an interactive discussion around how to convert your resume from private sector to education sector. Understand interview best practices and develop an interview game plan. Learn how to curb interview anxiety. During this session resume and interview guides will be available. Save your seat by clicking the register now button below.

     
    February 27, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30pm
    East Ridge Middle School
    13201 Excalibur Rd
    Clermont, FL 34711
     
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    PART 3: Get Connected Principal Panel
     
    Area Principals join a round table discussion on the interview process, school culture, growth mindset and what to expect during your first year.  Network with Principals that are career changers themselves. Learn more about the schools they lead. Due to limited seating, registration is required. 
     
    March 27, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    District Office
    201 W. Burleigh Blvd.
    Tavares, FL 32778 
     
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    PART 4: Essentials of Classroom Management & Lesson Planning
     
    Join us for an interactive discussion about the essentials of classroom management and learn more about the elements of an effective lesson plan. Due to limited seating, registration is required. 
     
    April 17, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    District Office
    201 W. Burleigh Blvd.
    Tavares, FL 32778 
     
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