Teacher certification program

Important Dates

Blended Training

A combination of in-person sessions with experienced INSPIRE TEXAS instructors and online coursework, blended training provides thorough preparation for you to lead a classroom. You have the opportunity to ask questions and receive immediate feedback on your progress. 

PROGRAM START DATE

September 11, 2018 (Region 4 ESC, Houston, TX)
Application Deadline: August 27, 2018
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2018
End Date: December 18, 2018
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September 11, 2018 (Lone Star College–Montgomery, Conroe, TX)

Fall Blended

Application Deadline: August 27, 2018
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2018
End Date: December 23, 2018
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September 11, 2018 (San Jacinto College–South, Houston, TX)

Fall Blended

Application Deadline: August 27, 2018
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2018
End Date: December 23, 2018
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Online Training
Online training is conducted entirely on your computer or mobile device. This format maximizes convenience and allows you to work at your own pace within the training time frame.
PROGRAM START DATES

July 25, 2018
Application Deadline: June 9, 2018
Registration Deadline: July 23, 2018
End Date: December 30, 2018
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August 15, 2018
Application Deadline: July 30, 2018
Registration Deadline: August 13, 2018
End Date: January 20, 2019
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September 12, 2018
Application Deadline: August 27, 2018
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2018
End Date: February 17, 2019
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October 3, 2018
Application Deadline: September 5, 2018
Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018
End Date: March 10, 2019
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November 7, 2018
Application Deadline: October 10, 2018
Registration Deadline: November 5, 2018
End Date: April 14, 2019
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December 5, 2018
Application Deadline: November 7, 2018
Registration Deadline: December 3, 2018
End Date: May 12, 2019
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Clinical Teaching Timelines
Clinical teaching allows you to practice before you teach on your own. It is an unpaid, 14-week assignment in which you will teach alongside an experienced, certified teacher. Clinical teaching is a shorter route to certification than the teaching internship, which lasts one year. 
APPLICATION DEADLINES
Spring 2019
  • Application deadline: October 15th
  • Requirements deadline: December 7th
  • Clinical orientation: January 8th
  • Start Date: January 10th
  • End date: April 26th
 

Free Teacher Information Meetings

Any questions? Many questions? Seek answers about the certification process by attending a free information meeting. Learn about our programs, admissions, costs, alumni experiences, and more. We know it’s a significant step, and we want you to be in the best position to make a well-informed decision. 

 

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