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Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

McTarnaghan Hall, Room 204
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565



Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE)

The FTCE is a test required by the State of Florida in order to be certified to teach in Florida. It consists of 3 tests: Professional Education, Subject Area Exam and General Knowledge Test. The FELE exam is required for the certification of administrators. All FTCE and/or FELE registrations must be completed online at

The fee structure of all FTCE/FELE exams is as follows:

Exam Name First Time Retake Fee
General Knowledge Test (any combination) Yes   $130
    Yes $150
Professional Education Test Yes   $150
    Yes $170
Subject Area Exam Yes   $200
    Yes $220
Prekindergarden/Primary PK-3 Yes   $200
    Yes (single subtest) $150
    Yes (two subtests) $200
    Yes (three subtests) $220
FELE (any combination) Yes   $215
    Yes $225











General Information

If you are an FGCU undergraduate Education major, you must request that your scores be sent to FGCU during the registration process. If you have questions about taking the test, contact the National Evaluation Customer service at (413) 256-2893. If you have questions regarding teacher certification, please contact the College of Education Office at (239) 590-7800.

Test preparation materials can be found at

Teachers and teacher candidates should seek advising for certification from either their local school board office or the FGCU College of Education. The FGCU College of Education's phone number is (239) 590-7800.

To obtain information about testing locations, dates, fees and/or study guides and to register for the test, please visit