Educator Certification

Resources and training for ESL Certification

Resources and training for Bilingual Certification

For information on teacher certification requirements for bilingual education and English as a second language (ESL) programs, see the scenario chains below:

Do You Have A Question Regarding Certification?

Please contact the division of Educator Certification regarding certification issues at 512-936-8400 or via their help desk.

Web Page Resources

Resources and training for Texas English Language Proficiency Standards for educators.

Engagement resources to support LEAs in offering parent, family, and community engagement activities to families of emergent bilingual students/immigrant students.

Training resources for Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) members for educators and parents and family members.

Guidance and resources outlining the responsibilities that LEAs have in providing equitable Title III, Part A services to eligible PNP school's emergent bilingual students/immigrant students, their teachers, and other educational personnel.

Educator support for young students whose primary language is not English.

Resources and support in welcoming, enrolling, and instructing immigrant children and youth while ensuring an appropriate use of Title III funds.

Instructional Resources

The Curriculum Division provides state level support, information and non-regulatory guidance to school administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and students regarding general curriculum laws and rules, particularly with respect to TEKS- and ELPS-based instruction, graduation requirements, options for offering courses, and award of credit.

The division is also responsible for supporting development and implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in the foundation and enrichment curriculum.