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School Re-opening: New TEA Guidelines

Fall 2020 School Re-opening Guidelines from the Texas Education Agency On Tuesday, June 24, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released new guidelines regarding re-opening schools this upcoming Fall 2020 semester. …

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Texas Schools Re-open

Governor Abbott Plans to Re-Open Schools Fall 2020 Govern Abbott announces that this upcoming Fall 2020 school year, Texas public school students will return to in-person instruction. To calm any …

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Study Tips

Master Your Studies with These Six Online Study Tips

There’s a lot of important information packed into your online teacher training. Make sure you’re getting the most out of it by practicing these 6 tips for online studying: __________________________________________________________________________ …

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TEA FAQ and Updates for Texas Teachers

Educator Preparation Program Communication Regarding COVID-19 March 25, 2020   The Texas Education Agency (TEA) continues to work with the Office of the Governor, Texas Department of State Health Services …

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Update: Pearson VUE Tests Suspended

For any candidates who plan to take Pearson VUE exams, please be advised that all tests are currently suspended until April 16. This suspension is a response to help prevent …

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CANCELED: 2019-20 STAAR Testing

On Monday, the Texas Education Agency announced that students will not be taking the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR), which is a required test for elementary through …

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Teach Like a Chamion

Teach Like A Champion!

Texas is providing a great new free resource for Texas Teachers so that they can learn and practice some ‘Teach Like a Champion’ techniques online at the new Texas TLAC website! …

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Texas Teacher Shortages

Part of the amazing strength of Texas Teachers is our ability to get teachers hired by making sure our teachers help solve the Texas teacher shortage.  Each year, the Texas …

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TEA 2020 Changes Effect New Teachers

New Clear Path To Becoming a Teacher! January 27th, 2020 – Today is the day TEA implements changes to the teacher certification process. Rest assured that Texas Teachers remains ready …

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A Great 2019 For Teaching!

It was another great year for Texas Teachers! Many people achieved their dream of becoming a teacher through our program and we helped our Texas school districts find the high-quality …

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Texas Teacher of the Year Finalist

Congrats Juliette Broussard Schneider Middle School teacher Juliette Broussard was named the 2020 Finalist for Texas Teacher of the Year. Broussard advanced to the state level after being named Pasadena …

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Earn Your Master’s Degree with WGU

Advance Your Career Through Education We have partnered with Western Governors University Education Master’s program so that you can accelerate your career by earning a Master’s degree. You may now …

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Texas Teachers Pay Increases

Texas Teachers Pay Increase! House Bill 3 (HB3) It’s true. Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed into law one of the biggest overhauls in year for the Texas school finance system. It …

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Texas Teachers Salary (HB3)

Texas Teachers Salary Bill Update! Schedule Increase Pursuant to House Bill 3 (HB3)   House Bill 3, as passed by the 86th Legislature, was signed into law today by Governor Abbott. …

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Job Fair Season!

It’s that time of year where districts and universities across Texas are hosting teacher job fairs for openings next school year. We highly recommend our candidates participate in as many …

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TEA 4-hour Teaching Requirement

In an effort to keep our districts informed about the latest TEA requirements regarding our candidates, we’ve put together a snapshot of the “4-hour Rule.” According to TEA, any internship …

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Proven Success with Our Virtual Job Fairs

Texas Teachers’ Virtual Job Fairs have connected hundreds of districts with thousands of teacher candidates across Texas. Because of such overwhelmingly positive candidate and district feedback, we are holding another …

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edTPA Coming to Texas in 2021

Pretty significant change on the horizon for Teacher Certification in Texas – edTPA will replace the PPR for teachers teaching during the 2021 – 2022 school year.  While that seems …

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Open Teaching Positions in Texas

School is about to start and you might think it’s too late to get a teaching job in Texas—but you would be wrong! There are still many open teaching positions …

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Austin Achieve Alumni

It’s always great to hear from our wonderful Texas Teachers’ alumni and share in their success. Lace Garcia and Caitlin Carter are two such alumni who are making a difference …

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Alumni Accomplishments

Alternative certification programs (ACPs) have been a somewhat controversial solution to teacher shortages nationwide when discussing the quality of incoming teachers. Well, the results are in. Below are just a …

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Bilingual vs. ESL

Bilingual education in the United States dates as far back as the first settlements in North America in the mid-1600s when there was a variety of spoken languages like German, …

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Charity Initiatives Throughout 2017

Throughout the year of 2017, Texas Teachers has been fortunate enough to participate in a variety of charities ranging from Hurricane Harvey relief to educational efforts across the globe in …

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Charter School fundraiser

IDEA’s Literacy Fundraiser

IDEA, the nation’s largest public charter school system, has a long standing partnership with Texas Teachers at their Texas school locations. This year, they are holding a literacy campaign to …

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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