Our Mission:

teacher helpingACT, with locations in Dallas and Austin, provides quality preparation for caring, committed individuals whose goal is to enter the teaching profession and attain standard certification as a classroom educator.

Choose your route for teacher certification:
INTERNSHIP -- hired teacher-of-record in a school district, charter school, or accredited private school 
CLINICAL TEACHING -- 14 week clinical teaching practicum (no pay) in the classroom of a Cooperating Teacher

Our Core Values:

We focus on the human side of education.
We answer our phones and want to meet with you!

We provide an accelerated, research-based preparation program for success in the classroom and fulfillment of state requirements for certification.
Our Preparation Program Institutes are offered throughout the year, with a choice of daytime or evening schedules. No enrollment deadlines!  Instruction is face-to-face, interactive, and hands-on, designed to set you up for success as a new teacher. 

We provide on-going support during the first year in the classroom.
As you enter the classroom, you will be supported throughout your first year by a trained, experienced Field Supervisor to give you personalized attention and professional guidance.

"The time is always right to do what is right."
                          -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

How to Become A Teacher in Texas

Five Easy Steps that begin with a phone call!

Step 1: Appointment to determine your eligibility

Step 2: TExES Content Exam for your certification area

Step 3: Preparation Program Institute & Field-based Experience

Step 4: Choose your route to teach! Internship OR Clinical Teaching Practicum

Step 5: Receive your STANDARD TEACHER CERTIFICATE!

Begin your teaching career NOW!