Florida's Personnel Development Supporting Exceptional Student Education

 

Endorsements for ESE Teachers

 

Four endorsement areas are required for teachers of some specific groups of students with disabilities. For information about each of these endorsements, go to the Florida Course Code Directory Section 1 - Narrative.

  • Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • Prekindergarten Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

The following links are to Florida Department of Education memos related to the endorsements required for teachers who provide instruction to specific groups of students with disabilities.

Exceptional Student Education – Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Endorsement
Memo
Q & A

Exceptional Student Education – Prekindergarten (PreK) Disabilities Endorsement
Memo
Q & A

Exceptional Student Education Endorsement – Severe/Profound Disabilities
Memo

Information on reading endorsements can be found at the Just Read! website and in the Florida Course Code Directory.