Our ultimate goal is to attract, recruit, hire, and retain quality staff for every Polk County School site.
Polk, an All-American County, is located in the "Heart of Florida." We are 35 miles from Orlando, Florida, and 35 miles from Tampa, Florida. Our residents live in 17 small cities and towns.
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Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, sets forth certain requirements for public employers to accord preferences, in appointment, retention and promotion, to certain veterans and spouses of veterans who are Florida residents. All Veterans requesting Veteran’s preference must complete the form below titled, “Veteran’s Preference” and submit it, along with additional documentation such as DD Form 214, to the hiring administrator for each position for which s/he applies. Veterans Preference Form
|General Inquiries/Questions||Human Resource Services Division||call 863-534-0781|
|Credential review (e.g., advance degree supplments, paraeducator highly qualified verification)||Certification/NCLB Office||email email@example.com or
|Substitute Inquiries||Certification/NCLB Office||email firstname.lastname@example.org or
|Steps to Become a Teacher||Recruiting Office||email email@example.com|
|Florida Certification||Certification/NCLB Office||email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Veterans Preference Inquiries||Personnel Department||email email@example.com or call863-534-0731|
|Florida Retirement Inquiries||Risk Management Department||Florida Retirement or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Salary Inquiries||Personnel Department||
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