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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 750
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

Schedules in Austin are customized.  Please call us at 214-267-2222 to plan your Institute schedule in Austin!

Fall Schedule for ACT Dallas Institutes:
November 11 - 22, 2019

October 26 - December 12, 2019
Fall 19 N Inst - Dallas

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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.

Certifications 2019

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: 


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