Alternative
Certification for
Teachers

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

Preparation Program Institute Schedules


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

LEARN FROM THE BEST
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 typically 2 times/wk + a few Saturday daytime sessions over several weeks (Mon, Tues, Saturday) from 5:30 – 8:30

We are now enrolling for FALL 2020!
Evening schedules are the most popular, but take your pick of traditional face-to-face or virtual.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE:  BIG NEWS!  You are no longer required to pass a content test prior to enrolling in our program.
    AND until October 1st. you can now be hired for 2020-21 before passing your content test.  Governor Abbott has waived this requirement of passing tests first! All the more reason to enroll today!
  • FALL 2020 Preparation Program Institutes:
    October 5 - November 7
    November 16 - December 19

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

    WANT TO TEACH IN THE DALLAS/FT. WORTH AREA?
    We may be able to customize for you too!
    Due to the corona virus threat, we have options for you!
    Contact Misty Clark at mclark@act-dallas.com
    for information & enrollment.

    Contact Us!l!  214-267-2222  Better yet -- please email us.

    Misty Clark – appointments, test preps, VA, fees, & payments
    mclark@act-dallas.com

    Sara Green – certification officer
    sgreen@act-dallas.com

    Dr. Bobette Dunn – Program Director
    bdunn@act-dallas.com

    Remember . . .
    The most important ingredient for student success
    is the TEACHER!

    ACT Dallas
    7800 No. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 613
    Dallas, TX 75247

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

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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.
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Are you a JROTC Instructor seeking teacher certification?
JROTC is now available to JROTC Instructors who have a Bachelor's Degree.
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TExES Tests Info and Registration are available at: www.TX.nesinc.com

Important NOTE!
You no longer have to pass a content test prior to enrollment!
And you can be hired for 2020-21 without passing a test!!
Submit your completed application and university transcript(s) (2.5 GPA) with appropriate coursework for the grade level and subject area you wish to teach.
Then you are all set to begin immediately!

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DID YOU KNOW . . . we offer test prep resources for the PPR?

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.

For test prep info, contact Misty Clark mclark@act-dallas.com

School Districts

Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Districts      Download List

Austin area Schools & School Districts
Austin area School Districts     https://www4.esc13.net/districts/school-districts-a-c/

Austin area Charter Schools    https://www4.esc13.net/districts/charter-schools/

Austin area Private Schools     https://www4.esc13.net/districts/private-schools/

Honors & Awards

Resources

Texas Education Agency https://tea.texas.gov/

TExES Test Information & Registration http://www.tx.nesinc.com/

240 Tutoringhttps://www.240tutoring.com/
Call Misty at 214-267-2222 for discounted price!

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) https://www.ets.org/toefl/ibt/about
This test is required for applicants who obtained their Bachelor's Degree from a foreign country.

VA Benefits

DFW & Austin TEACHER JOB FAIRS 2020:
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.