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EPI: Educator Preparation Institute: Getting Started

Library resources for students seeking Teacher's Certification.

EPI library resources

Welcome to this SCF library guide

What is the EPI?

The EPI is an alternative route that leads to full Professional Certification to become educators in the state of Florida for grades Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade. It is designed for those who hold a Bachelor's Degree outside of the field of education.  This certification is used by the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE.)

For information about the program, contact:

Joy Ebeling (941) 363-7271 (SCF Lakewood Ranch)
Araceli Cumbo (941) 408-1481 (SCF Venice)


About this Guide:

This guide was created by the SCF Libraries to support the research and information needs of students in the EPI program.

Use the menu to go to the different resources, such as: books & eBooks, online library content, and other type of help.

And remember to ask a SCF Librarian if you need research or citing assistance!


Related guides:

Some SCF Libraries Books & eBooks

Online content

To use the SCF Libraries online content:

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Recommended Databases:

Online videos:

Search the SCF Libraries catalog and limit your search to "Audiovisual" to find more videos.

This is an example of a video from the database called "Films on Demand":