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Alternative Teacher Certification

About The Program

TLU's alternative teacher certification program is accredited by the Texas Education Agency. The program:

  • Provides high-quality professional development that is sustained, intensive, and classroom-focused in order to have a positive and lasting impact on classroom instruction before and while teaching.
  • Provides intensive supervision that consists of structured guidance and regular ongoing support for teachers or a teacher mentoring program.
  • Allows the candidate to assume the functions as a teacher only for a specified period of time not to exceed three years.
  • Requires the teacher to demonstrate satisfactory progress toward full certification as prescribed by the State.

Areas Of Certification

  • EC-6 Core Subjects
  • 4-8 Core Subjects
  • 4-8 Science
  • 4-8 Math
  • 4-8 Math and Science
  • 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading
  • 4-8 Social Studies
  • 7-12 English Language Arts and Reading
  • 7-12 History
  • 7-12 Life Science
  • 7-12 Math
  • 7-12 Physical Science
  • 7-12 Social Studies
  • 7-12 Science
  • EC-12 Art
  • EC-12 Music
  • EC-12 Physical Education (Kinesiology)
  • EC-12 LOTE: Spanish


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Jeannette Jones

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