New Educator Prep Program - Florida

Florida New Educator Preparation Program Application

The NEI NEPP is a comprehensive, multi-faceted new teacher experience, designed to deliver the participant pedagogy and opportunity to collaborate and learn from teachers in the same or related areas. The experience is designed to pair research on effective learning environments for students connected to classroom design and teaching strategies, with both training modules and targeted feedback to the new educator.

Coursework is delivered through online courses that are delivered asynchronously, but which are taken by the new educator during a specific time. Each course will be delivered through an online format by a module instructor. New educators will work through courses based on student-centered learning and effective learning environments. Each course will outline strategies for the new educator to carry out in the classroom under the direction of their supervising teacher or teacher mentor for that specific area. Modeling and observations of other teachers who are masterful in each area will be used as needed to grow the practice of the new educator.

Are you currently employed in a Florida school?
Have you passed any certification exams?
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Do you have Florida Department of Education issued Statement of Eligibility?
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NEI Individual Payment Agreement between NEI and the NEPP Candidate

The Candidate will be required to make the first semester payment within one calendar week after the NEPP mandated Program Orientation. If the payment is received after one calendar week, a $50.00 late fee will apply. If the payment and late fee are not paid within 2 weeks of program orientation, the participant will be administratively withdrawn from NEPP for that semester.

By Signing below, you are acknowledging your acceptance of the terms outlined in this agreement.

New Educator Prep Program Enrollment Agreement

The candidate understands and commits to the following:

  • The New Educator Prep Program is a two-year program
  • Completion of the program is dependent on completion of all coursework, including, but not limited to:
    1.   Online course modules
    2. Classroom implementation of specific strategies
    3. Side-by-side video coaching
    4. Completed portfolio
    5. Successful completion of student teaching semester
    6. Passing scores on required state teaching assessments

A certificate of course completion will be granted to the candidate upon completion of the program that includes receiving a passing score on the assessments required for state certification.  

During The program, the candidate will be a full-time employee of the participating organization and will be responsible for filling a teacher role. The New Educator Prep Program will guide the support and expectations of the new educator, but the new educator must comply with the expectations of the employing organization. Asynchronous coursework will be required of the new educator that must be completed on schedule and may require time outside of formal teaching hours.

The cost of the two-year program is $8,000, payable in equal installments of $2,000 per each of the four semesters. If you are receiving a Scholarship from a school, the sponsoring school will pay the cost of the program in full, contingent upon all specifications outlined in the Sponsoring School Agreement are followed. All program specifications included in NEPP Catalog are binding.

Students or sponsoring school may cancel enrollment within 3 days of signing the enrollment agreement being executed. In that event, students shall be entitled to a full refund of payment, less the cost of materials and supplies not to exceed $150.00. They will not be responsible for any subsequent payments as the agreement will be void.

A student may withdraw from the program during the one-week drop period at the start of each semester for a full refund. No refunds will be issued after the one week drop period for any given semester. If a student chooses to withdraw from the program at the end of a semester, they will not be responsible for payment for the remaining semesters of the program. Refunds shall be made within 30 days of the date of withdrawal. The withdrawal date shall be established by the written notification from the student or sponsoring school. The Student will not be allowed re-entry in the same cohort however, they may apply again for a subsequent cohort.

NEI may terminate the agreement for unsatisfactory academic performance or unethical behavior on behalf of student. Written notice of termination will be provided to the student by the Program Director. This agreement will then be considered void.

In the event that the NEPP program is cancelled for any reason, students will receive the prorated balance of funds. The prorate will be determined by dividing the $2,000.00 semester charge by the number of calendar days for the semester. This total will be multiplied by the number days remaining for the semester. Refunds shall be made within 30 days of the date of program cancellation. The cancellation date shall be established by the written notification from the NEPP Program Director to program participants.

Breakdown of Costs

The total two-year program cost is $8,000

Program Total Clock: 1,325 hours

Credit: 66 hours

Program Completion Time: 22 months

*Completion of the program does not guarantee continued or future employment.

Thank you for applying for NEI’s New Educator Prep Program.
Please submit your statement of eligibility via email to NEPP@nobleeducationinitiative.com
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