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Preparation Program Institute Schedules

Enroll now and you can quickly be in in your own classroom!



Preparation Program Institutes are offered throughout the year with your choice of daytime or evening schedules:

Daytime Sessions are Monday-Friday for 2 weeks from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Evening Sessions are 3 times/wk for 6 weeks (Mon, Tues, Thurs) from 5:30 – 9 PM

Schedules in Austin are customized.

Summer Schedule:

Daytime                      Evening:                                   Austin: 

July 8 - 19                    August 3 – Sept. 28                  July 8 - 19

July 22 - August 2          Learn More

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Fall Schedule:

Daytime                      Evening:                                   Austin: 

September 9-20          September 28 - November 7      TBD

November 11-22         Learn More

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The most important ingredient for student success … is the Teacher!


Contact Us!    214-267-2222
Misty Clark – appointments, test preps, VA
Stephanie Aydelott – fees, payments    
Sara Green – certification officer           
Dr. Bobette Dunn – Program Director   

Certification Areas

No matter what your major or the type of Bachelor’s Degree that you hold . . . ACT Dallas/Austin offers content and grade level certification for you to enter the classroom quickly – without any additional university coursework.

Applicants must pass the TExES Content Test by PACT for their desired certification area, prior to enrolling.

Some certifications require two or more TExES Content Tests.


Certification Exam Retake Limit

Candidates are limited to 5 attempts to take a certification test. Any and all attempts prior to 9/1/2015 count as the first attempt. .


Are you a JROTC Instructor seeking teacher certification?

JROTC is now available to JROTC Instructors who have a Bachelor's Degree..


TExES Tests: Info available at:

Art (Grades EC-12)

Dance (Grades 8-12)

Theatre EC-1

Core Subjects EC-6 & 4-8)

Special Education EC-12

English Language Arts & Reading 4-8 & 7-12

English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies 4-8

Health EC-12

Journalism 7-12

Music EC-12

Physical Education EC-12

Speech 7-12

Languages Other Than English EC-12

Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish

Italian, Korean, Arabic, American Sign Language

Mathematics & Science

Mathematics 4-8 & 7-12

Math / Science 4-8

Mathematics, Physical Science, & Engineering 6-12

Chemistry 7-12

Life Sciences (Biology) 7-12

Physical Science 7-12

Science 4-8 & 7-12

Physics/Mathematics 7-12

Social Studies

History 7-12

Social Studies 4-8 & 7-12

Supplemental EC-12

Bilingual ESL Gifted & Talented Special Education

Career & Technical Education

Business Education 6-12

Family & Consumer Sciences 6-12

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FCS: Hospitality, Nutrition & Food Sciences 8-12

FCS: Human Development & Family Studies 8-12

Health Science 6-12

Marketing Education 6-12

Technology Education 6-12

Trade & Industrial Education 6-12

Technology Applications EC-12

Technology Education 6-12

Trade and Industrial Education 6-12

School Districts

Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Districts

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Austin area Schools & School Districts

Austin area School Districts

Austin area Charter Schools

Austin area Private Schools

School Districts


Texas Education Agency

TExES Tests

240 Tutoring

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

VA Benefits

Jobs & Job Fairs