ESC Region 12 is not accepting applications at this time.
If you are interested in face-to-face training we recommend McLennan Community College Alternative Teacher Certification Program.
Kristi Patton, Program Director: 254-299-8063
If you are interested in online instruction we recommend ESC Region 4.
Bring your experience and passion to the classroom as a teacher to engage students, develop their sense of purpose for learning, and provide them an excellent education.
Our engaging curriculum is taught by experts in the field who use research-based principles while modeling effective teaching strategies. As a result, our interns have a high passing rate on certification exams. Our program is accredited by the Texas State Board for Education Certification and has a 99 percent customer satisfaction rating.
EARN YOUR MASTER'S DEGREE
You have the opportunity to earn your Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) while attending Region 12's Teacher Preparation and Certification Program. Learn more >
"I went through the Teacher Certification program and it was fabulous. ESC Region 12 does an outstanding job. Unlike many of the online programs, you get one-on-one instruction that really prepares you for the classroom. The caliber and quality of the program are fantastic."
Michael Chirhart, Hillsboro ISD
2016-17 Region 12 Secondary Teacher of the Year
Shirley Strong, Coordinator
(254) 297-1140 | email@example.com
Ellie Haley, Secretary III
(254) 297-1206 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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Make a Payment by phone or Balance Inquiry:
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Option 1: Paid in Full
$4,995 due the first night of the program
Option 2: Month-to-Month
$500 due the first night of the program
$360 per month for the following 14 months
Payments via Payroll Deduction or Credit Card auto draft are preferred.
Funding Sources Accepted by TPCP:
TPCP Program fee for single certification (includes textbooks): $5,500 (or $4,995 if paid upfront)
Affordable monthly payment plan is offered. Call for details.
There is a separate surcharge of $35.00 due to TEA for technology expenses
Possible Additional Program Fees:
*Fees are subject to change without notice
Fees required by the State Board for Educator Certification and paid to outside agencies:
Training designed to prepare teachers to integrate technology into classroom instruction and implement the principles of universal design for learning:
Training designed to prepare teachers to use technology to analyze and manage date in order to improve student achievement:
Certification Based on Credentials from another Country
If you hold a standard educator certificate or credential from a country outside of the United States and its territories, you must apply for a review of your out-of-country credentials and pay a $164 non-refundable fee through the following steps:
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