If you hold a standard certificate and are seeking
certification in Texas you must apply for a review of credentials.
- Create an online
- Complete an application
and pay the $180 non-refundable fee.
official transcripts from all colleges.
- Submit copies of all
Important Note for Educators with Student
Services or Administration Certification
If you hold a
student services or administration certificate but do not hold a classroom
teaching certificate, you will need to submit documentation of two years of
acceptable school experience in the area of your certification. You must send
acceptable documentation on an official
school service record (PDF, MB 1.01).
You may now submit your out-of-state certificate through
email. Out-of-Country documents will not be accepted electronically.
Transcripts may not be submitted by email they will be deleted and treated as spam.
Allow up to 3 to 4 weeks to confirm receipt of documents
submitted by email.
have completed the review of credentials, you may be issued a One-Year
non-renewable certificate. You
may apply for the One-Year certificate at the same time as your review of
credentials or after the review of credentials has been completed. While
your One-Year certificate is valid, you
must complete all appropriate tests to establish the standard
must apply for a standard certificate once all requirements are
Comparable Out-of-State Tests
you have completed a comparable out-of-state test you must apply for the review
of credentials. If the test you completed is on the comparable
out-of-state test chart, you must contact the testing company to have
official scores to the TEA.