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Get Ready to Teach!

Start Teaching This Year

Are You Serious about Becoming a Teacher?

The best way to get hired is to commit to a subject area that is in very high demand, meaning that school districts across the state are actively hiring for these positions year-round. This gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact on students right away. STEM teachers are desperately needed in Arizona!

STEM Teachers are in High Demand

How It Works

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submit your free application and send us your official transcripts

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Become Eligible

at your own pace by completing your teacher training

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Start Teaching

for one academic year with full pay while completing testing

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Fully Certified

upon successful completion of all program requirements

Get Ready to Get Hired This August!

Right now is the perfect time to start our program and complete the requirements to start your dream job this fall. If you’re ready to become a teacher in Arizona, just follow the steps below.

Steps to Complete Training

If you haven’t already, submit your application. A Program Advisor will call you to conduct a phone interview and assist you in choosing the area(s) that best match your skills and interests.

Send your official transcripts to Arizona Teachers either by mail or by eSCRIP-SAFE (if offered by your institution) as soon as you submit your application.

Check your email for receipt of your Offer of Admission. Click the link in the email to accept your admission offer, and then pay your enrollment fee. Once payment is made you will receive a Canvas training login in your email.

Start your training right away. Once your enrollment fee is paid, you can log into your training and begin the Preparing for the Profession module to get started. You will also complete a state-approved SEI course through EDUSOLUTIONS.

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Steps to Get Hired

Obtain your IVP clearance card. Click here to visit the website to obtain your Arizona Department of Public Safety Identity Verified Prints (AZDPS IVP) fingerprint clearance card.

Click here to begin your application for the Alternative Teaching Certificate through the Arizona Department of Education. Be sure to submit your Verification of Enrollment and your official college transcripts.

Begin looking for teaching positions immediately after your Alternative Teaching Certificate has been issued. Use our job search resources to help you prepare – submit your resume for review, attend our webinars, follow our guide to preparing your portfolio, and practice interviewing using our sample questions.

Start your first year teaching with full support. Once you are hired, you will begin teaching with full pay, full benefits, and full support. You receive guidance from your Arizona Teachers Program Supervisor, an experienced educator who will visit your classroom 3 times throughout the year and is always on-call to answer your questions. Click here to learn more about the requirements during your Internship Year.

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We Are Ready for You!

We are excited to get you started on your path to becoming a certified teacher in Arizona. Submit your free application today and a program advisor will contact you to discuss your personal path to teacher certification. If you have more questions, you can also visit our Facebook page, or call us at 888.850.7740.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust