Military Veterans Certification Pathway

Military Veterans Certification Pathway

The School District of Lee County is excited to welcome Veterans as teachers through the Military Veterans Certification Pathway! 

Effective July 1, 2022, Florida issues a 5-year Temporary Certificate for military veterans who have not yet earned their bachelor's degrees and meet the following eligibility: 

  • Minimum of 48 months of active duty military service with honorable/medical discharge (Per DD214)
  • Minimum of 60 college credits with a 2.5 grade point average
  • Passing score on a Florida subject area examination for bachelor's level subjects which demonstrate mastery of subject area knowledge
  • Employment in a Florida school district, including charter schools

For more information, visit the Florida Department of Education's website or contact our Human Resources team at 239-337-8197 and [email protected]  

Drop-in with Lee!

  • Do you have a FLDOE Statement of Eligibility OR teaching certificate?
  • Are you a certified teacher relocating to Lee County?
  • Do you have a bachelor's degree?
  • Are you interested in teaching?

Zoom with a Recruitment Team Member TODAY!

9 AM - 11 AM





Note: Wait times may vary during peak demand times.