Lake-Sumter State College is home to the Florida Institute for Teacher Excellence (FLITE). 

FLITE seeks to attract and keep the best and the brightest in the teaching profession.  FLITE provides powerful instructional strategies and classroom management skills, helping teachers achieve peak performance in the classroom. FLITE provides professional development for middle/high school teachers and education majors, and provides important service opportunities to local schools.  A FLITE endorsement on your diploma shows you have gone above and beyond; that you are willing to do whatever it takes to help your school, your community, and your students be successful!

Contact Information

Dr. Mark A. Thompson
Email: ThompsonM@LSSC.EDU
Phone: (352) 323-3638