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Your Path to Getting a Texas Teacher Certification Starts Here

Choose the Texas teacher certification path that is right for you. We’ll help guide and support you through the entire process.
Become a Texas Teacher with a Degree


You have a 4-year college degree with a GPA of 2.6 or higher

Become a Texas Teacher without a Degree

No Degree

You don't have a college degree, but you have 3+ years of experience in a particular field

Did You Know?

Almost 50% of all new teachers to the Texas education system come from Alternative education programs.
  • 49% off all new teachers are prepared through alternative programs
  • 34% are prepared through undergraduate programs, typically for elementary teacher positions
  • 13% come from out-of-state programs
  • 4% from post baccalaureate programs

Alternative Educator Preparation Programs certify the most new teachers.


Sources: TEA statistics 2014-2015

Simple Process To Certification

We break your path to certification down into 3 simple steps and make sure you have all the information you need to determine the right path for you.

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What are the Benefits of Becoming a Teacher?

It's not just about summers off. We have found that in becoming a teacher, more meaningful aspects of the job are more important.

  • Making a difference
  • More time with family
  • Quality of life
  • Job stability

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How To Become A Teacher In Texas

Usually the answer is, “Not really.” There is good reason for it. The certification process can be confusing and frustrating. Well, no longer! Inside our FREE CHECKLIST you will learn:

  • How do I apply to an accredited program?
  • How much does the TExES test cost?
  • When does your training start?
  • When can you start teaching?

And a lot more!

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Rhonda Clark

ECAP is the real deal! Real people with a genuine interest in helping future teachers grow. Real-life training for the classroom. Real classroom support for interns. ECAP - making real connections with educators and districts.

Rhonda Clark
Former-Secondary Personnel Director Arlington ISD

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