Getting a teaching certificate from the authority in alternative Certification
for Texas Teachers...
Submit your application ...
Print your application with the detailed instructions and mail it along with your transcripts and application fee. Your application packet:
- Official transcripts from all universities attended
- $50 application fee
Printable Application Packet
STAR Teacher Online Pre-Screener
After you apply ECAP will send you instructions to complete an online interview. You can learn more about the STAR Teacher interview through the link below.
Highly Qualified Teacher
At this stage, your consultant will talk to you about the fastest route to meeting state and federal requirements to be a "Teacher of Record" in Texas. (Texas Certified Teacher)Sent transcripts are evaluated and/or content test are taken and passed.
Tell me more... (Qualification and Testing)
Once you are "Highly Qualified" by successfully completed the steps above you'll receive an invitation to enroll.
Upon passing the Pre-Screener and meeting highly qualified requirements ECAP will invite you to enroll in training.
Now you can begin the first set of courses which are delivered in an online format.
More importantly though, you can start looking for your first teaching job. Your acceptance letter and information packet will follow your enrollment. Which includes a "Statement of Eligibility" to present to schools for applying to teaching positions.
If you are ready to enroll or if you have questions, call ECAP at 817-284-7731.
Teach in Texas - The Job
The next step is up to you to gain employment. We provide assistance.Tell me more... (Employment Information)
Finally, obtaining an employment contract initiates the "Intern" phase of the program. As soon as you receive a contract call ECAP at 817-284-7731 and share the good news with us. We will give you further instructions when we hear from you. As you progress through your first year teaching, ECAP provides support and monitors progress in the three key areas of testing, training and classroom performance.
All done now login to your intern portal