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Teacher Study Program Guidelines

The Teacher Study Program is designed to give Florida VPK, K-12 teachers, assistant principals, and principals, an opportunity to plan for a field trip to The Florida Aquarium.
 
The Teacher Study Program entitles Florida VPK, K-12 teachers, assistant principals, and principals to complimentary admission beginning the date of application approval, through August 31st, 2018.

To be eligible for the program you must be a VPK, K-12 teacher, an assistant principal, or principal, currently teaching in a Florida public, private, or charter school.

The following are NOT eligible for the Teacher Study Program:

·         Administrators (other than assistant principals and principals)
·         Guidance counselors
·         Homeschool teachers
·         School psychologists, nurses, and speech language pathologists
·         Teaching assistants, or aides
·         College and university faculty
·         Support staff
·         Out of state teachers

To enroll in the Teacher Study Program please complete the teacher study application online at least 72 hours prior to your visit.
                   
·         Public School Teachers/Assistant Principals: Provide your Florida Department of Education Certificate number.

·         Private School Teachers/Assistant Principals: If you are certified through the Florida Department of Education, provide your certificate number. If you do not have Florida DOE certificate, provide a letter from your Principal certifying employment.

·         Principals: If you are certified through the Florida Department of Education, provide your certificate number. If you do not have a Florida DOE certificate, provide a letter from your direct supervisor (e.g., Board Chair, School District Supervisor).
 
If you do not provide all required information, or the information provided is invalid, your application will be denied without notice.

Approval of your application could take up to 72 hours. You will receive your program card by mail approximately 2-3 weeks after approval. Walk ups will pay full admission.

To use your Teacher Study Program card, present the card, along with valid photo ID to the ticket takers, or at guest services.

The Teacher Study Program is not an aquarium membership. It does not entitle the program card holder to Florida Aquarium member benefits. Teachers are eligible to trade their Teacher Study Program card for a discounted annual membership. Special membership pricing for Florida teachers is detailed below.

 
Teacher
Study Program
Party of 2 Party of 3 Party of 4 Party of 5 Party of 6 Party of 7 Party of 8
$0 $35 $60 $80 $100 $115 $130 $145
 
 
The Teacher Study Program card can't be used for admission while visiting as part of a field trip.