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1 Educator Certification TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY Sherisse Reyes & Geronima Brady Certification Specialists Agenda TEA Website - TEAL and ECOS Assignment Rules New Certificates and Tests Bilingual, ESL and Special Education Health Science Technology Changes Educational Aides 2 TEA Login (TEAL) Educators and entities must set up a new TEA Login (TEAL) account to log in to the Educator Certification Online System (ECOS). The name in TEAL must match the name in ECOS, which should match the picture ID. Educators must request access to ECOS for Educators. Entity users must request access to ECOS for Entities. 3 1

2 Applying for Certification After establishing a TEAL account, educators must create or update an ECOS profile. ECOS is where educators and entities: Apply for Certificates and Permits Check the Status of a Certificate or Permit View Examinations Taken View and Print a Copy of a Certificate or Permit TEA no longer prints or mails certificates. 4 Certification Required Texas Education Code Section CERTIFICATION REQUIRED. (a) A person may not be employed as a teacher, teacher intern or teacher trainee, librarian, educational aide, administrator, educational diagnostician, or counselor by a school district unless the person holds an appropriate certificate or permit. 5 Assignment Rules Texas Administrative Code Chapter 231 The Teacher Assignment Chart can be used when making assignment decisions Certification options for most assignments Assignment rules do not always align with No Child Left Behind (NCLB) for Highly Qualified Teachers 6 2

3 Elementary PK-6 Appropriate certificate for the grade level and subject areas of the assignment. For example: Elementary Self-Contained PK-6, 1-6, 1-8 Early Childhood PK-K Generalist EC-4, Bilingual or ESL Gen EC-4 Generalist EC-6, Bilingual or ESL Gen EC-6 Generalist 4-8, Bilingual or ESL Gen 4-8 All-Level or EC-12 in the subject taught 7 Middle School 6-8 Elementary Self-Contained 1-8 plus 18 semester hours in the subject taught Generalist EC-6, Bilingual or ESL Gen EC-6 6 th grade only Generalist 4-8, Bilingual or ESL Gen 4-8 English Language Arts/Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies only, or 4-8 certificates for specific subjects. Secondary 6-12 or All-Level plus 18 semester hours in the subject taught Secondary, Grades 6-12, Grades 7-12 or Grades 8-12 in the subject taught All-Level or EC-12 in the subject taught 8 High School 9-12 Secondary 6-12 Grades 6-12 Grades 7-12 Grades 8-12 (set to expire August 31, 2015) All-Level or EC-12 Check the Assignment Chart for acceptable choices for each assignment 9 3

4 New Certificates Current Certificates Last date to finish requirements Replaced by Test First offered Generalist EC-6 08/31/2017 Core Subjects EC-6 Winter 2015 Generalist /31/2017 Core Subjects 4-8 Winter 2015 Chemistry /31/2015 Chemistry 7-12 Fall 2013 English Language Arts and 08/31/2015 English Language Arts and Reading Fall 2013 Reading History /31/2015 History 7-12 Fall 2013 Journalism /31/2016 Journalism 7-12 Fall 2014 Life Science /31/2015 Life Science 7-12 Fall 2013 Mathematics /31/2015 Mathematics 7-12 Fall 2013 Mathematics/Physical 08/31/2016 Mathematics/Physical Fall 2014 Science/Engineering 8-12 Science/Engineering 6-12 Physics/Mathematics /31/2016 Physics/Mathematics 7-12 Fall 2014 Physical Science /31/2015 Physical Science 6-12 Fall 2013 Science /31/2015 Science 7-12 Fall CurrentCertificates Agricultural Science and Technology 6-12 New CTE Certificates Last date to finish requirements Replaced by 8/31/2017 Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 6-12 Test First offered Fall 2015 Business Education /31/2017 Business and Finance 6-12 Fall 2015 Health Science Technology /31/2017 Health Science 6-12 Fall 2015 Marketing Education /31/2017 Marketing 6-12 Fall 2015 Trade and Industrial Education /31/2016 Trade and Industrial Education 6-12 Fall New Tests Limited Administration Tests: Journalism 7-12 (256) Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 6-12 (274) Physics/Mathematics 7-12 (243) Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities for Trade and Industrial Education 6-12 (270) 12 4

5 Classroom certificate at the grade level and in the subject areas taught, plus a bilingual endorsement or bilingual supplemental certificate Bilingual Education Supplemental Bilingual Education Supplemental EC-4 Bilingual Education Supplemental 4-8 Bilingual PK-6 or 1-6 Bilingual Generalist EC-4, EC-6, Bilingual Education, Uncertified Probationary Certificate: Hold a bachelor s degree Enrolled in an approved Texas educator preparation program Generalist Test Passed for Grade Level and Subject Areas to be Taught EC-6 or 4-8 AND Bilingual Test Passed Bilingual Supplemental or Appropriate Bilingual Generalist AND Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) or American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) Emergency Permit for a certified teacher 3 semester hours in bilingual education 6 semester hours in the language of the target population Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) passed 14 English as a Second Language ESL PK-12 Old standalone certificate issued through alternative programs ESL (endorsement) Old certificate valid for the grade level of the base certificates ESL Supplemental valid for the grade level and subject areas of the base certificates ESL Generalist certificates EC-4, EC-6, or 4-8 A bilingual certificate is acceptable for an ESL assignment. 15 5

6 Special Education Special Education EC-12 Special Education Supplemental valid for the grade level and subject areas of base certificates Generic Special Education grade level varies Older Categorical areas, such as Emotionally Disturbed, Mentally Retarded, Language and/or Learning Disabilities, Physically Handicapped Visually Impaired or Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments Hearing Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing plus Texas Assessment of Sign Communication (TASC) 16 Career and Technical Education CTE certificates are meant for assignments where students are preparing for specific occupations. Some CTE certificates require prior wage-earning experience and licensure. Some CTE certificates do not require prior wageearning experience or licensure. 17 Career and Technical Education Agriculture Business Familyand Consumer Sciences Technology Education Bachelor s degree required Degreed, certified teacher can add these by exam Experience is not required 18 6

7 Career and Technical Education Marketing Experience is required Health Science Technology Trade and Industrial Education 19 Trade and Industrial Education With a degree 3 years of wage-earning experience earned within the past 8 years Without a degree 5 years of wage-earning experience earned within the past 8 years In some cases, an occupational license is required, such as in cosmetology or law enforcement. An educator preparation program must be completed. 20 Marketing Education Degreed, certified teachers can add Marketing as additional certification by exam, with work experience that is verified by a school district or approved educator preparation program. A bachelor s degree and 2 years of wageearning experience in sales is required. 21 7

8 Health Science Technology House Bill 3573 Associate s or more advanced degree Current license, certification, or registration by a nationally recognized accrediting agency as a health professions practitioner Two years of wage-earning experience using the license Appropriate TExES exams and educator preparation program 22 Out-of-State Certified Apply online for a review of credentials $180 Required documents: Out-of-state standard certificates Official Transcripts We can accept electronic transcripts sent directly to TEA from escrip-safe. Tests required One-Year Certificate possible 23 Out-of-Country Certified Apply online for a review of credentials, pay $180 fee Mail required documents: 1. Original Letter of Professional Standing 2. Original Foreign Credential Evaluation We do not review foreign transcripts 3. English language proficiency: TOEFL-iBT: 26 on the Speaking portion Degree from a university where English is the language of instruction 24 8

9 Educational Aides TAC Chapter 230, Subchapter E - An individual employed in a Texas school district as an educational aide must be certified by the SBEC. Educational Aide I, II, or III based on qualifications and duties of the position Aide applies online and is recommended by the employing school district. A valid Texas classroom teaching certificate is acceptable for an educational aide assignment. 25 Contact Us Option 2 Certification Option 3 Fingerprinting Option 4 Examinations Option 6 Investigations 26 9

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