About Us

About Us

The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) program was created to be Florida's Answer to Diversity in Teaching.  For over 20 years, the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc. has answered the call and continues to provide the great state of Florida with High Quality, Highly Qualified minority teachers.  FFMT is governed by a Governor appointed Board of Directors from institutions of higher education and various industries throughout the state.

The mission of FFMT is to:

  • To increase the number of minority teachers in Florida to better reflect our state’s diverse population
  • To provide financial awards (Minority Teacher Education Scholarship) and extensive pre-professional development
  • To positively impact public education by expanding knowledge paradigms of learning and teaching in preparing our youth

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