The PEC Program is a required program for any new teacher who needs to demonstrate competencies in the Educators Accomplished Practices. It involves orientation, planning, observations, documentation, etc. Teachers participating in the PEC Program are assigned a mentor. All processes for PEC are completed in NetConnect.

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PEC Resource Documents via OneNote link:

Legislation requires that every district in Florida develop a District Add-On Plan to provide the required five (5) competencies (60 points each) that total 300 hours. The Polk County District Reading Endorsement Plan is outlined in the information. Read more >>

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is leading the way in making teaching a profession dedicated to student learning and to upholding high standards for professional performance. We have raised the standards for teachers, strengthened their educational preparation through the standards, and created performance-based assessments that demonstrate accomplished application of the standards.

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  • Clinical Supervision (Moodle or Face-to-Face) Professional Development
  • Three years of successful teaching experience
  • Florida statute requires that directing teachers "must successfully demonstrate effective classroom management strategies that consistently result in improved student performance" to help assure optimal learning opportunities for preservice teachers

Protocol for Accepting Student Interns


  • Sign up occurs during the months of October and February
  • Sign up sheets are sent to administrators at all schools
  • Teachers may sign up to request an intern. Administrator will make their recommendations based on the sign up sheets.
  • Forms are returned to Professional Development for placement of interns by college and university intern placement supervisors.

Clinical Supervision

Training Information


Teacher Induction Program Seminar

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Campus Induction Coordinators

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Peer Teachers

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Full-Release Mentors

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