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The Educator Preparation Institute at Indian River State College provides a fast track to a teaching career for anyone who holds a bachelor's degree in a field other than education.
Participants can complete the program in less than a year with convenient Saturday, evening and online classes.
EPI students are well-prepared to become a highly qualified teachers with professional state certification.
An information session about the program will be held on Oct. 3 at 5 p.m.in building E, room 108 at the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. Building E is on the 35th Street side of the campus.
"We invite you to share your knowledge, give back to the community and positively impact the future as a teacher," said Kelly Amatucci, program coordinator.
IRSC is actively involved with recruiting and educating teachers for Treasure Coast classrooms, and the EPI was developed to help combat the teacher shortage.
EPI assists with certification in all subject disciplines with a special emphasis on attracting teachers in math, science and exceptional student education.
For more information, call (866) 792-4772.