Phase 53 Application Deadline (Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 11:59 PM)
The Dallas Independent School District Alternative Certification Teacher Program is an intensive post baccalaureate program designed to transform talented professionals into proficient educators who impact lives.
We are now accepting applications for our Phase 53 cohort. Read full job description before applying. Career changers and recent graduates looking to impact the lives of students should apply now!
Upon submission of the application, the non-refundable application fee of $85 will need to be received before application screening begins. All applicants will receive a response from Dallas ISD AC Program through email, as this is our primary method of communication. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all personal contact information is updated and accurate. Applicants who meet our standards will proceed to the next step in the selection process.
Dallas ISD AC Program Benefits:
TExES content and PPR exam training and practice
ESL Supplemental, Online and Face-to-Face Test Preparation
Mentor teachers that supply experience and guidance
Hands-on training, focused on exercises that facilitate meaningful growth
Personal coaches that provide real-time feedback, observation and support
Interview preparation and guidance
District based tuition scholarships and discounts, if applicable
Most importantly - a chance to make a huge difference in the lives of Dallas ISD students
Initial (Non-Refundable) Investment Associated with Dallas ISD AC Program:
Haberman Educational Foundation
Qualifications & Requirements:
To be eligible for admission into the Compass program, you must show a(n):
Conferred Bachelor's degree recognized by a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) regionally accredited institution.
Undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5
Completion of Dallas ISD fingerprinting and background check requirements
Two (2) official undergraduate transcripts:
One transcript is to be opened by applicant & uploaded to their online application
One transcript is to be sealed (NOT opened by applicant) and mailed directly to:
Dallas ISD Alternative Certification Program
9400 N Central Expressway, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75231
Attn: Lucy Salazar
Additional Requirements & Information: If a candidate's bachelor's degree is from Puerto Rico candidates must pass all four parts of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)-iBT, including a minimum score of 26 on the oral portion (Institution Code: 8613). Unfortunately, we are not accepting visa applications at this time.
Unfortunately, we are not accepting visa applications at this time
Who is ineligible for the Dallas ISD AC Program?
Applicants currently holding a Texas teacher certificate
Applicants who have completed another educator preparation program in the same certification field
Applicants who have been employed for three years in a public school under a permit or probationary certificate
Applicants who need visa sponsorship
To best serve the needs of Dallas ISD schools, Dallas ISD ACP has a limited number of spots in each of its certification areas and offers admission on a rolling basis. Positions fill-up quickly, and Dallas ISD ACP reserves the right to close the application before the advertised application deadline
To learn more about Dallas ISD Alternative Certification, please visit: https://www.dallasisd.org/Domain/12627
Dallas Independent School District