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.
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.