Our online alternative certification program is designed to train those who have earned any bachelor's degree in a content area outside the field of education to become teachers. We strive to be the most effective and accessible path for teacher certification in south Texas!
The TEACH Project will prepare you for work in diverse school settings. Whether you want to work in rural or high-poverty areas, we train you to effectively meet the educational needs of today's students.
All of our classes are offered online in a streamlined program so you can complete your coursework anywhere, anytime and finish a 30 hour program in as short as 14 months.
The program includes a field experience component and mandatory attendance to monthly professional development workshops.
By the start of the academic year, you can begin your first year as a teacher in a school in south Texas and receive a first year teacher's salary. In the spring, you will continue your teaching career with ongoing scheduled university supervision and mentor support. We'll keep you informed of new job openings so you can secure employment while you complete your training. Students who work in some of our "high needs" school districts may be eligible to earn a $3,000 stipend and iPad.
Upcoming Recruitment Events
Visit us at these upcoming events to learn more about the program, meet TEACH Project staff, and submit application materials. No registration with us required!
Tues, June 18: Open event at South Texas College Pecan Campus (McAllen, TX)
4-7pm, Building T Room T1.102
Wed, June 19: Open event at TSTC-Harlingen (Harlingen, TX)
4-7pm, University Center Room 126
Wed, June 26: Information session at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Kingsville, TX)
5:30pm, Rhode Hall Room 122
Thurs, Sept. 5: All Major Career Fair at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Kingsville, TX)
10am-2pm, Memorial Student Union Building
Mon, Oct. 21: Graduate & Professional School Fair at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Kingsville, TX)
11am-3pm, Memorial Student Union Building
Tues, Nov. 5: Education Fair at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Kingsville, TX)
9am-Noon, Memorial Student Union Building
The TEACH Project is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education
This page was last updated on: June 14, 2013