Welcome to Teacher Certification

This online course is designed to introduce participants to information about Texas Teacher Certification, TEA Ethical Conduct Standards, Educator’s Code of Ethics, program guidelines, and an overview of coursework requirements. This course will also assist participants with the successful navigation of courses, explain the course registration process and provide pertinent information regarding the program.  

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

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Foundations of Teaching and Instructional Technology

This online course is designed to expand participants' understanding of online learning, program requirements and procedures. Topics explored in this course will include legal issues for beginning teachers, basic principles of human growth and development, and foundational strategies.

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

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Effective Teaching Practices and Standards

This blended course is designed to lay the foundation for participants to become highly effective teachers able to meet the needs and challenges of all learners. Topics explored in this course will include learning theories, learning environment, classroom management, lesson cycle and learning objectives, and assessment.

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required

Essentials of Differentiated Instruction and Assessment

This online course is designed to extend the knowledge and understanding of participants in additional aspects of the learning environment and learner needs as they hone their skill set in the lesson planning process. Topics explored in this course will include effective family communication, differentiated instruction, English Language Learners, students with dyslexia and other special needs, technology integration, and the effects of mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention. 

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required

Teaching English Language Learners

This online course is designed to lay the foundation for participants to become highly effective teachers able to meet the needs and challenges of English Language Learners and provides relevant resources for creating a language-rich environment. Topics explored in this course will include stages of oral language, reading, spelling, and the acquisition of written expression. 

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required

Internship Professional Practices

This online course is designed to guide participants through an internship in which successful demonstration of the Texas Performance Standards are required. Topics explored in this course will include professional roles and responsibilities for beginning teachers, processes for building reflective practices, implementation of instructional strategies, and professional growth.  

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required

Keys to Quality Teaching

This blended course is designed to expand participants' understanding of cognitive strategies, data driven instruction, and additional assessment strategies.  

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required

Effective Classroom Management

This blended course is designed to expand participants' understanding of classroom management techniques and instructional strategies to engage students. Topics explored in this course will include understanding functions of student behavior, establishing routines, building relationships, and understanding behavioral analysis. 

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is a component of the TPC program requirements.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required

Educators' Resumes and Job Searches

This online course is designed to assist participants in creating a resume that will highlight strengths and qualifications. Additional topics explored in this course will include preparation for interviews and interviewing tips.

The Region 10 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPC) is a state-accredited alternative certification program that provides an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to gain Texas teacher certification. This course is an optional component of the TPC program.

If interested in the alternative certification program, please visit the TPC site for more informationOpens to a new window.

component of the TEACHER PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION programenrollment key required