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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. Teachers are desperately needed in these areas!

How It Works

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Enroll Today

submit your free application and send us your official transcripts

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Become Eligible

at your own pace by completing your testing and training

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Start Teaching

for one academic year with full pay and benefits

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Fully Certified

upon successful completion of all program requirements

Get ready to start teaching 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 Texas, 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 Texas 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 Intern Portal and begin the Preparing for the Profession module to get started.

Complete your FBEs. Watch the 15 observation hours to get started on your Field Based Experience (FBEs) requirement. Call your local school districts to complete the other 15 hours on-campus before school gets out at the end of May.

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Steps to Get Hired

Prepare to pass your certification exam(s). Make sure you have chosen a desirable subject area to help you get hired. Our Test Prep modules will give you a leg-up on passing your exam(s), and our free study resources give you that extra boost. 

Register for your exam as soon as possible to make sure you get your desired spot. If you do not pass on the first try, TEA imposes a 45-day waiting period to try again. Use all of our resources to your advantage and get ready to pass your exam(s) on the first try!

Begin looking for teaching positions immediately after passing your certification exam(s). Use our job search resources to help you prepare – submit your resume for review, watch our seminar, attend our webinars, follow our guide to preparing your portfolio, and practice interviewing using our sample questions.

While you are conducting your job search using our many resources, you can go ahead and apply for your Intern Certificate through TEA and complete your fingerprinting as part of that process.

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 Texas Teachers Field Supervisor, an experienced educator who will visit your classroom 5 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 Texas. 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 send us an email, message us on our Facebook page, or call us at 877.888.4720.

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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