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Program Timeline

Program Design
Designed with the hard-working, over-extended professional in mind, TEACH’s functionality and flexibility is unique. The candidate is able to navigate through the online courses offered effectively and efficiently according to his/her time schedule. All Core Courses (ACC) are required. All other courses offered are informational & enrichment.

Simultaneously, the candidate is able to bond with program instructors/administrators through  onsite, hands-on workshops/Open House Forums. These discussion opportunities are offered to candidates living in the Austin area. All other candidates are posted videos and are encouraged to participate in school campus/district and/or TEACH Weebly, online workshops.


Phase I–Enroll with PACT challenged and passed.
Engage with TEACH Core Courses & Prepare to Challenge TExES Exam–EC-12 PPR. Time required based on amount of time individual has to devote to courses, but usually 3 to 6 months.
Phase II
Secure Position & Prepare to Teach. Time required based on individual’s tenaciousness, but usually 4 weeks to 6 months.
Phase III
Serve Internship and Complete State & TEACH Program Requirements. Time required based on type of internship served, but usually 14 weeks clinical experience (student teaching) to teacher of record, 36 weeks (full academic year).

TEACH carries no penalties for transferring to/from another ATCP, or taking Leave from the program (delaying study).