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Professional Development

SJCSD Educational Support Services
Our Mission...
The Educational Support Services Department
focuses on the knowledge, skills, dispositions and character
traits required of all employees so that all students experience
quality instruction to improve their performance through
sustained learning opportunities.

Professional Development Vision
Within each school and department, SJCSD will develop leadership and build capacity to design, deliver and support high quality professional development which enhances the knowledge, skills, dispositions and practices of employees to ensure that all students perform and achieve at the highest levels.

Renewal and Reinstatement of Professional Certificate

Beginning July 1, 2014, all certificate holders must earn 20 inservice points or one college credit within each 5 year validity period in teaching students with disabilities.


St. Johns County Schools partner with
St. Johns River State College in providing
Alternative Certification!


Students seeking information on any of the Teacher Education programs (Bachelors in Early Childhood Education; Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) or teacher certification; Lower Level Education courses (EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, EDP 2002) or our Child Care Credential Program known as FCCPC should use this email address for written correspondence
TeacherEducation@SJRstate.edu , use this phone number 386-312-4242 or the webpage at

Department Contacts

Meredith Strickland
Executive Director
Educational Support Services
(904) 547-3980

Debby Self
Executive Secretary
Educational Support Services
(904) 547-3981

Randy Kelley
Professional Development
Becky Johnson
Executive Secretary
Professional Development

Tricia Herring
Professional Development
(904) 547-3983

Our Location
10 Hildreth Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32084

PHONE:  (904) 547-3981
FAX: (904) 547-3984

SunGard Information:

Professional Development Standards

For New Teachers and their Mentors

For Teachers

For ESE Teachers

For Substitute Teachers

Leadership Academy

For Administrators:


Last Modified: Mar 03, 2015