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:

1.       Teacher

"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

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

3.        Administrator

    "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.

    1. Alabama

An applicant’s eligibility for certification based on the Interstate Agreement Contract will be determined after an individual submits a completed application for Florida Educator's Certification.

    Form CF-53
    Revised 3/98

    Frank T. Brogan
    Commissioner of Education