Our Company

Program Structure
and Responsibilities

Our goal at Texas Teachers is to build an effective, transparent and compliant program that holds the confidence and trust of our stakeholders.

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Texas Teachers is fully accredited and licensed by its regulating state agency and authorized to certify in all certification areas throughout Texas.

We are recognized by TEA as "A+ Texas Teachers" under Region 4, and accredited to certify teachers in all 20 educational regions of Texas.

Certification Areas

We are approved to offer the most comprehensive list of certification areas.

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  • Agricultural Science and Technology (Grades 6-12)
  • American Sign Language (Grades EC-12)
  • Art (Grades EC-12)
  • Bilingual Education Supplemental-Spanish (Grades EC-12)
  • Bilingual Education Supplemental-Vietnamese (Grades EC-12)
  • Bilingual Generalist-Mandarin Chinese (Grades 4-8)
  • Bilingual Generalist-Spanish (Grades 4-8)
  • Bilingual Generalist-Spanish (Grades EC-6)
  • Business Education (Grades 6-12)
  • Chemistry (Grades 7-12)
  • Computer Science (Grades 8-12)
  • Core Subjects (EC-6)
  • Core Subjects (4-8)
  • Dance (Grades 8-12)
  • English Language Arts and Reading (Grades 4-8)
  • English Language Arts and Reading (Grades 7-12)
  • English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies (Grades 4-8)
  • English as a Second Language Generalist (Grades 4-8)
  • English as a Second Language Generalist (Grades EC-6)
  • English as a Second Language Supplemental (Grades EC-12)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (Grades 6-12)
  • Generalist (Grades 4-8)
  • Generalist (Grades EC-4)
  • Generalist (Grades EC-6)
  • Health (Grades EC-12)
  • Health Science Technology Education (Grades 8-12)
  • History (Grades 7-12)
  • Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Sciences (Grades 8-12)
  • Journalism (Grades 7-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Arabic (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - French (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - German (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Japanese (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Latin (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Mandarin Chinese (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Russian (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Spanish (Grades EC-12)
  • Languages Other Than English - Vietnamese (Grades EC-12)
  • Life Sciences (Grades 8-12)
  • Marketing Education (Grades 8-12)
  • Mathematics (Grades 4-8)
  • Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
  • Mathematics/Science (Grades 4-8)
  • Music (Grades EC-12)
  • Physical Education (Grades EC-12)
  • Physical Science/Mathematics/Engineering (Grades 6-12)
  • Physical Science (Grades 6-12)
  • Physics/Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
  • Science (Grades 4-8)
  • Science (Grades 7-12)
  • Social Studies (Grades 4-8)
  • Social Studies (Grades 7-12)
  • Special Education (Grades EC-12)
  • Speech (Grades 7-12)
  • Technology Applications (Grades 8-12)
  • Technology Applications (Grades EC-12)
  • Technology Education (Grades 6-12)
  • Theatre (Grades EC-12)
  • Trade and Industrial Education (Grades 6-12)


Texas Teachers continually updates its program to include the latest innovations and teaching strategies. By routinely collaborating with various education groups, Texas Teachers stays abreast of best practices and research-based approaches to student learning.

  • NAAC National Association for Alternative Certification
  • CSOTTE Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education
  • STAT Science Teachers Association of Texas
  • TASM Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics
  • NABE The National Association for Bilingual Education
  • TESOL Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • TCTELA Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts
  • TASPA Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators
  • TABE Texas Association for Bilingual Education
  • TASSP Texas Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Texas ASCD The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • TABT Texas Association of Biology Teachers
  • ACT2 The Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas
  • TSAAPT Texas Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers

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Unconditional, full compliance with state and federal requirements guides all our actions as a company and is fundamental to the way we operate. We employ legal, educational and other specialized consulting firms that provide us with constant review and guidance on all program activities.

Stakeholders of Texas Teachers

Maintaining the confidence of our stakeholders is imperative to our program. We constantly review our role in providing value to these groups.


Texas Teachers also looks to its Advisory Board for perspective and guidance on our business vision and direction. The group is made up of Texas citizens of various backgrounds and provides an additional layer of review and support to aid our management.

Values and Ethics

As a tenet of our company's culture, Texas Teachers focuses on integrity, personal excellence, innovation, and service. We continually challenge ourselves to lead our industry by example through our own performance and through our dedication to hard work, accountability and ethical responsibility to our customers, partners, and other stakeholders.

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Our Core Values

At Texas Teachers, we are committed to helping our customers achieve a successful and fulfilling teaching career. We will provide continuous individualized service, support and valuable guidance to ensure they have every opportunity to succeed. We will partner with our customers, make ourselves accountable, and respect their personal choices throughout the certification process.


Texas is a dynamic state with a growing population, and its education system must strive to adapt with it. As a leader in the education industry, Texas Teachers embraces its role in ensuring that individuals wanting to teach will continue to have every opportunity to begin their careers free of unnecessary barriers, costs and timelines.

Public Policy and Lobbying

We proudly participate and take an active role in public policy forums that affect our industry. We have a leading team of lobbyists and legal experts that continually work with regulators, lawmakers and other interested groups to help build a healthy, transparent and effective Alternate Route.

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We constantly challenge ourselves to improve the quality and efficiency of our program to ensure we continue to offer the most effective route to the classroom. We understand that we must work hard every day to maintain our place in the industry and continue to meet the changing needs of our customers and stakeholders.

Governor of Texas

Governor of Texas offers commendation and recognition to Texas Teachers for innovation and success in the industry

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Charity and Citizenship

Charity Initiative

We believe our commitment to the children of Texas extends beyond providing great educators. We support initiatives that help provide our Texas kids with every opportunity they need to help them be healthy, happy and ready to learn.

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Going Green


Texas Teachers is committed to lessening our impact on the environment wherever possible. Through recycling and implementing new, innovative paperless systems, we are working to further reduce our reliance on non-renewable resources.