Candidate Transfer Form (TEA)
Required if an applicant has been in another alternative certification program
Texas Educator Certification Examination Program
Educational Testing Service
Conducts all testing for State of Texas
To register for PACT (Pre-Admission Content Tests are TExES tests)
- Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES)
Moodle (Online Learning)
CERT online coursework system
FireFox browser recommended
Moodle Help Desk 972-348-1492
Texas Education Agency
Internet Explorer browser required
Apply for probationary/intern and standard certificate
FASTPASS required for fingerprinting appointment through L1 Identity Solutions (once your FASTPASS has been received by email, it can take 24-48 hours before you can make an appointment)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
Private schools must be listed here to be eligible for internship
Test Preparation Materials
Provided by Pearson for all TExES test
TExES Certification Exam Review for Teachers
Online resources for teacher certification candidates and educator preparation program instructors (fee required).
Interactive test preparation (fee required)
The countries listed below have been approved by the State Board of Educator Certification to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement specified in 19 TAC 230.11(b)(5)(C). To be exempted from the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) testing requirement specified in 19 TAC 230.11(b)(5)(B), a certification candidate must have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution of higher education on the SBEC-approved list of countries/territories.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Grenada|
|Bermuda||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|British Virgin Islands||Saint Lucia|
|Canada (except Quebec)||Turks and Caicos|
|Gambia||U.S. Pacific Trust|
Reactivation Request Form - if your status is "Withdrawn" with the program, you will need to submit this form with the appropriate fee. Your request does not ensure re-activation. Once processed, you will be contacted regarding your re-activation status and/or next steps.
Add/Change Certification Area Form - if you wish to add or change certification areas, you will need to submit this form with the appropriate fee.