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Schedules, Job Fairs, Honors, & More for Teacher Certification

Preparation Program Institute Schedules

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

Preparation Program Institutes
take place in the ACT Office at:
7800 No. Stemmons Fwy.   Suite 613
Dallas, TX 75247
and 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

IMPORTANT NOTE:  You are no longer required to pass a content test prior to enrolling in our program.  Schedule an appointment today and you may be able to enroll today!

Schedules in Austin are customized.  You can start at any time.
Call us at 214-267-2222 to plan your Institute schedule in Austin!

We may be able to customize for you too!
Due to the corona virus threat, we have options for you to complete the schedules below.  Contact Misty Clark at for information & enrollment.

Here are the regular schedules for ACT Dallas Institutes:
SUMMER 2020 Schedules:
June 15-26
July 6-17
July 20-31
Su 2020 Dallas D 1-4

June 13-July 23
Su 20 N Institute Dal

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

Contact Us!  214-267-2222
To contact us, please email us.

Misty Clark – appointments, test preps, VA, 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.

Certifications 2020

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 and Registration are available at:

Important NOTE!
You no longer have to pass a content test prior to enrollment!
Just call 214-267-2222 to schedule an appointment to meet with us.  We will review your completed application and evaluate your university transcript(s) for 2.5 GPA and appropriate coursework for the grade level and subject area you wish to teach.  Then you are all set to begin immediately!

DID YOU KNOW . . . we offer test preps for the PPR each month?
Attend the TExES PPR Test Prep on the following Saturdays 9am - 5pm.

RSVP to Misty Clark
These full-day test preps are free to ACT candidates/interns.
$75 fee for those not in the ACT program.

DID YOU KNOW . . . we offer test preps for the ESL test?
Many school districts now require elementary and even middle school teachers to pass the ESL test.  Watch for our next ESL test prep!

This full-day test prep is free to ACT candidates/interns.
$25 fee for those not in the ACT program.
RSVP to Misty Clark

School Districts

Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Districts      Download List

Austin area Schools & School Districts
Austin area School Districts

Austin area Charter Schools

Austin area Private Schools

Honors & Awards


Texas Education Agency

TExES Test Information & Registration

240 Tutoring
Call Misty at 214-267-2222 for discounted price!

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
This test is required for applicants who obtained their Bachelor's Degree from a foreign country.

VA Benefits


We regret that most Teacher Job Fairs have been canceled due to the Corona Virus.  Visit the websites of districts where you would like to teach for information and help.

Central Texas Teacher Job Fair
Monday, June 1, 2020
Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78681

2020 Job Fair