Spring 2017 MTES Application Now Open!

Application deadline: February 28th (or until all scholarships are filled)

The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) applications can now be completed online!  Please note that you must be able to complete the entire application when you start as there is no save option.

An essay is required with your application, so please complete your essay before beginning the application.  Your essay should be 100 - 300 words and discuss how your life experiences have impacted you and your decision to go into the field of education.   The MTES is a scholarship program for junior status, full-time students (12 credit hours) only.  Please note that you will have to submit an official transcript after completing your application.  The transcripts should be sent to:

FFMT, Inc.
G415 Norman Hall
P.O. Box 117045
Gainesville, FL 32611-7045

More information and how to apply can be found below:

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship


18th Annual Teacher Recruitment and Professional Development Symposium


Employment Opportunity

Why Volusia?

Located on Florida’s beautiful east coast, Volusia County offers
something for everyone. There are 47 miles of beaches and scenic rivers.
We have more than 60,000 students and 16 diverse communities within
our district. It’s a short drive to major theme parks, NFL stadiums and
NASCAR. Residents enjoy nature’s playground, cultural opportunities
and affordable living in a year round temperate climate.

Why Volusia? It’s home and it’s family. Education is an empowering and
noble profession. Explore your options as a teacher in Volusia, where
you will find the ultimate balance between work and play.

Our schools and climate are always warm and friendly. It’s important
to feel valued, that’s why our district takes the approach of “investing
in our own,” by helping teachers reach their fullest potential. Volusia
County Schools enjoys one of the highest longevity rates in the state of
Florida. We believe focusing on professional growth doesn’t just make
our district a great place to work, it accelerates student success, which is
our greatest community investment.

We are in need of teachers in these certification areas:

  • Science
  • Math
  • Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
  • English Language Arts
  • Reading
  • Elementary Education