Interstate Agreement on Qualification
of Educational Personnel
Effective October 1, 1997
Florida participates in the Interstate Agreement on Qualification of Education Personnel with the following states:
"Teacher" means a person whose primary function is to provide instruction in a school for preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary students.
|1. Alabama||14. Maryland||27. Oregon|
|2. Arizona||15. Massachusetts||28. Pennsylvania|
|3. Arkansas||16. Michigan||29. Rhode Island|
|4. California||17. Mississippi||30. South Carolina|
|5. Colorado||18. Montana||31. Tennessee|
|6. Connecticut||19. Nevada||32. Texas|
|7. Delaware||20. New Hampshire||33. Utah|
|8. Georgia||21. New Jersey||34. Vermont|
|9. Hawaii||22. New Mexico||35. Virginia|
|10. Idaho||23. New York||36. Washington|
|11. Indiana||24. North Carolina||37. West Virginia|
|12. Kentucky||25. Ohio||38. District of Columbia|
|13. Maine||26. Oklahoma|
2. Support Professional
"Support Professional" means a person, other than a teacher or administrator, who is required to hold a certificate based upon not less than a baccalaureate degree; such as educational media specialist, guidance counselor, school psychologist, school social worker, etc.
|1. Alabama||8. Mississippi||15. Tennessee|
|2. Arizona||9. New Hampshire||16. Texas|
|3. Georgia||10. New York||17. Utah|
|4. Indiana||11. North Carolina||18. Virginia|
|5. Maryland||12. Oklahoma||19. Washington|
|6. Massachusetts||13. Rhode Island||20. West Virginia|
|7. Michigan||14. South Carolina||21. Washington DC|
"Administrator" means a person, other that a teacher or support professional, who is required to hold a certificate based upon a master's degree or higher and who provides supervision in a school or school district, such as a principal, assistant principal, curriculum supervisor, etc.
An applicants eligibility for certification based on the Interstate Agreement Contract will be determined after an individual submits a completed application for Florida Educator's Certification.
Frank T. Brogan
Commissioner of Education