Duval County Public Schools (FL)

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Duval County Public Schools (FL)

Duval County Public Schools, in partnership with Human Kinetics Coach Education, offers DCPS Athletic Coaches the opportunity to complete the online courses, Sport First Aid, Coaching Principles, and a Coaching (specific sport) Technical and Tactical Skills. Completion of these courses meet the requirements to obtain a Five-Year Athletic Coaching Certificate and/or Athletic Coaching Endorsement.  

Please understand, the opportunity to complete the online courses through Human Kinetics Coach Education is only available to current Duval County Public School (DCPS) employees who hold a valid/current non-renewable Three-Year Athletic Coaching Certificate and/or a valid Florida Educator Certificate. Upon completion of these courses, the certificates of completion and a copy of a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate must be emailed to the DCPS Certification Office at DCPSCertificationOffice@duvalschools.org  

Important: Those individuals who are not current DCPS employees and/or hold an expired Three-Year Athletic Coaching Certificate must complete this coursework through an approved, accredited college. The individual is responsible for seeking FLDOE course approval and providing the OFFICIAL paper transcripts showing completion of this coursework to the FLDOE directly. The individual must email the FLDOE for approval at Education.Certification@fldoe.org. The email must include the name of the college/university, course prefix, course number and course title.  Alternatively, the telephone number for FLDOE is 800.445.6739.

Online courses available through Human Kinetics Coach Education

Coaching Principles and Sport First Aid online courses include textbooks that are available as e-books or printed texts. Either format is acceptable.

With the e-book version, you gain immediate access to your course, the course is more affordable, nothing is shipped to you, and you avoid shipping charges. 

Purchase the e-book versions of Coaching Principles and Sport First Aid at the same time and save $20! Use promo code FLCP at checkout.

The print-book versions provide you with the tangible benefits of having a physical book at your fingertips. The drawbacks are that you have to wait for the books to be shipped to you and you pay for shipping.

Purchase Coaching Principles and Sport First Aid with paperback* at the same time and save $20! Select the bundled course from the listing below (shipping charges apply).

* Please note that when purchasing a bundled course package with paperback, you will not have immediate access to your courses. You will need to wait for the course materials to be shipped to you. These materials include the print textbooks and key code letters. Key codes are required to “unlock” your online courses on the website.

When you've completed a course, you have the ability to print a certificate of course completion from the website. This feature is found under the National Coaches Registry area of the site.

Contact Information
Duval County Public Schools
Attention: Susan Thorburn, MSHRTD
Supervisor, Employee Support, Human Resources
E-mail: thorburns@duvalschools.org

Online courses required or recommended by Duval County Public Schools (FL)