Valencia College Education transfer plans and the Educator Preparation Institute will give you the foundation to become a teacher in Florida. You’ll become familiar with the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, Sunshine State Standards and the Professional Educator Competencies. Plus, through field-based experiences and internships, you’ll get a chance to see what it’s like in front of the classroom too.

Children's Reading Festival

The Children’s Reading Festival is a family-friendly virtual event and celebration of children’s books and the power of reading!

Programs & Degrees

Associate in Arts Degree Pathway

Degree Pathways are designed to prepare students to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior. The courses listed in the plans are the common prerequisites required for the degree. They are placed within the general education requirements and/or the elective credits. Specific universities may have additional requirements, so it is best check your transfer institution catalog and meet with a Valencia advisor.

Bachelor of Science

Put yourself at the head of the classroom by earning a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at Valencia College. After earning your A.A. degree here or at another accredited institution, you can complete the degree program in as little as two years. Make a substantial difference in the lives of children as you pursue a rewarding career.


A certificate prepares you to enter a specialized career field or upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less. Credits earned can be applied toward a related A.S. degree program.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education provides non-degree, non-credit programs including industry-focused training, professional development, language courses, certifications and custom course development for organizations. Day, evening, weekend and online learning opportunities are available.