Learn About Teaching Certification Program

Manatee Community College (MCC) will host an information session about its teaching certification preparation program, for noneducation majors with at least a bachelor's degree, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, in the Selby Room, building 800, MCC Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail.

After finishing all courses in the program and passing required state and college exams, participants will receive certificates of completion that make them eligible for the Florida Department of Education's professional teaching certificate. Evening and weekend scheduling of classes allows working professionals to participate. The cost of MCC's alternative certification program (ACP) is approximately $2,000.

Applications and more information about MCC's alternative program for teacher certification are available at; by calling (941) 752-5411 or (941) 408-1300, ext. 65411; or e-mailing Directions to MCC campuses are available at


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