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Helpful Certification Links

Helpful Certification Links

Click here to view TEA's 'Becoming a Classroom Teacher in Texas' information.

Click here to view TEA's 'Becoming a Certified Texas Educator Through an Alternative Certification Program' Information 
An alternative certification program is designed for college graduates who meet criteria (bachelor's degree and 2.75 GPA) to obtain teacher certification through plans approved by the state of Texas and is considered an `alternative` route because it accomplishes certification outside of the traditional university program setting.

Educator Testing:  

Adding additional certifications by exam:

Texas Educator Certification Exams:

Study Guides and Information to Prepare for a TExES exam:

Registering for a TExES exam:

TExES content exam approval:

Looking up a Certificate:

Certification Renewal Requirements:

TEA Login (TEAL account):

Creating TEAL account: 


Out of State Certification:

TEA Certification Customer Service Help Desk Tickets: