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INSPIRE TEXAS teacher training includes a built-in network of education professionals who contribute not only to your preparation as a teacher, but also to professional development throughout your career in education. Unlike many other programs, INSPIRE TEXAS provides more than just training. Your fees include instructor-led coursework, class cohorts with the opportunity to network and learn from other students as you matriculate through the program; mentorships; job fairs; access to a proud alumni network, the ability to certify in other areas of education, and direct resources from our parent organization, Region 4 Education Service Center.
Upon acceptance into our program, you have the option of paying your pre-service training fee in monthly installments. The remaining balance is not due until you land your first teaching job (Internship or Clinical Teaching).
|Application Fee (nonrefundable)||$50|
|Preservice Training (if paid in full )||$900
payable in 3 monthly installments $975
Once you begin your teaching assignment, either as a salaried intern or as a clinical teacher,
the following fees go into effect:
|Internship (Internship payments begin once you start the teaching assignment)||$3,800|
|Criminal History Check Fee||$52|
|Certification Exams||per exam $131|
|Probationary Teacher Certificate Application||$52|
|Standard Teacher Certificate Application||$77|
|Extended Internship (nonrefundable)||$1,800|
INSPIRE TEXAS awards scholarships that are applied toward Teacher Certification preservice training fees for outstanding math and science teacher candidates.
If you are approved for grades 7–12 Math, 7–12 Math/Physics, or 7–12 Science (Composite, Life or Physical Science), and have passed the appropriate content exam or have 24 semester hours in that subject area, you are eligible for a scholarship that reduces your total preservice training fee to $195.
You must complete a clinical teaching assignment or internship in the area for which the scholarship was awarded. If you are approved to test in other areas during preservice training, the other areas are subject to full preservice training fees.
|Preservice Training Fee||$975|
|Math/Science Certification Area Scholarship||- $780|
|YOUR TOTAL COST FOR PRESERVICE TRAINING||$195|