Renewal Application Instructions

Please review the step-by-step process to renew your standard certificate. You need a TEA Login (TEAL) account to access your educator account and renew your certificate.

  1. Read the instructions and set up your TEAL and account.
         Failure to follow the instructions will delay your renewal. 
  2. Log into TEAL. 
  3. Once in TEAL select View My Educator Certification Account to log in to your Educator Certification Online System (ECOS) account. 
  4. Once in ECOS, select Applications, then Renew a Standard Certificate.
  5. Follow the prompts to submit the online application and make your payment.

You are prompted if fingerprinting is required. We will not issue your certificate until fingerprinting is complete. If you have questions, contact the fingerprint department at 512-936-8400, option 3.