The Duval County Public Schools’ (DCPS) Certification Office ensures all teachers in our schools are in compliance with Florida laws regarding certification. Our office also provides general certification information, counseling and guidance.
Important: Pay Attention to EmailsPeriodic emails are sent from the DCPS Certification Office. It is imperative that you read and follow all instructions. Failure to follow instructions could jeopardize your employment and Florida Educator Certification.
Seek Information Only From the ExpertsDo not seek or accept certification information or guidance from persons other than those representatives within the DCPS Certification Office and the Florida Department of Education's Bureau of Educator Certification Office. Authorization to interpret certification rules and laws has been given by the Bureau of Educator Certification to Certification Administrators from Duval County Public Schools. Inquiries regarding employment status must be directed to the DCPS Certification Office.
Maintaining Your CertificateA Florida Educator Certificate is a professional license to teach. It is each educator's responsibility to comply with Florida Statutes governing educator certification. Each Florida school district has trained certification specialists in their personnel office. If you are seeking employment with DCPS, our certification staff can assist you with certification information.
For any Questions or Concerns, Please Feel Free to Contact Us:Certification Office1701 Prudential DriveJacksonville, Florida 32207Phone Number: (904) 390-2376Fax Number:(904) 390-2468Office Hours: Monday - Friday8:00am - 4:30pm