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    Applications and Matrices for Educator Preparation Programs

     

     

    To become an new EPP or to add new certification fields to existing EPPs, a program administrator must submit one of the applications detailed below.

    New Program Application

    An entity that wants to provide a new preparation program must submit a full proposal to TEA staff and pay an application fee (fee information is listed below). If SBEC approves the proposal, the entity must also pay a post-approval site visit fee. Payment of fees does not guarantee approval to operate.  

     TEA offers new applicant workshops twice a year help aspiring EPPs with the formal proposal process. At the workshop, TEA staff provides detailed information on completing each section of the proposal. The meeting is free, but we require a reservation. Please contact Sandra Nix at  sandra.nix@tea.texas.gov for reservations and more information. 

    New Fields and Classes

     An educator preparation program rated "Accredited" by TEA may apply to offer new fields or classes of certification or clinical teaching by submitting the appropriate documents to Sandra Nix at  sandra.nix@tea.texas.gov

    Application for Out-of-State Student Teaching, Clinical Teaching, Internship or Field-Based Experience 

    An approved Texas educator preparation program may apply to offer student teaching, clinical teaching, internship or field-based experience in another state or U.S. territory by submitting a full proposal to TEA staff.  Please submit completed proposals to sandra.nix@tea.texas.gov.

     Out-of-State Application (PDF, 173 KB)

    An approved Texas educator preparation may apply to offer student teaching or clinical teaching in another country at a school approved by the US State Department by submitting a full proposal to TEA staff.  Please submit completed proposals to sandra.nix@tea.texas.gov.

     Out-of-Country Application (PDF, 160 KB)  

    Required Fees

    The table below lists required fees for new programs and new fields and classes. For more information about these fees, read Texas Administrative Code §229.9. All fees must be paid  at the time the application is submitted. Payment of fees does not guarantee approval to offer new certifications. Send payment to:  

    TEA-Accounting 
    1701 N. Congress Ave. 
    Austin, TX 78701

     Application

     Fee

    New Certification Field

    $500.00

    New Certification Class

    $1000.00

    Clinical Teaching

    $500.00

    New Educator Preparation Program

    $1000.00 for application, plus another $1000.00 for pre-approval site visit

      

      

     

     

    Page last modified on 11/7/2014 10:49:27 AM.