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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 expert instructor-led coursework and Quality Matters© certified curriculum, class cohorts, mentorships, free job fairs, 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)||$95|
Payable in 5 installments
$100 discount on this fee if paid in full at registration
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 candidates start their full time teaching assignment)||$4,180|
* Due to the April 15, 2018 application deadline, new fees will not take effect until spring of 2019 for clinical teaching only.
Clinical Teaching Application Fee*
* Clinical Teaching Application Fee - $100.00 is applied toward the clinical teaching fee unless the candidate cancels the placement
Clinical Teaching Fee is payable in monthly installments over the duration of the teaching assignment
|Certification Exams||per exam $131|
|Probationary or InternTeacher Certificate Application||$78|
|Standard Teacher Certificate Application||$78|
|Criminal History Check Fee||$52|
|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 $520.
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||$1,300|
|Math/Science Certification Area Scholarship||- $780|
|YOUR TOTAL COST FOR PRESERVICE TRAINING||$520|