Application Cycle:

  • Early Admission Cycle
    Start Date: Jun 17, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 13, 2019

  • Mid Admission Cycle
    Start Date: Sep 14, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 18, 2019

  • Final Admission Cycle
    Start Date: Oct 19, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 26, 2019

Information Sessions:

  • Jul 23, 2019 (6 to 8 PM)

Learn more about information sessions.

Application 2019-2020

Before proceeding with the application process, please check the Certification Area Requirements to make sure that you meet the necessary minimum qualifications. Then use the chart below for the Application Deadlines. Please review all information before you begin.

Application Deadlines for Limited Cycle Program Year (2019-20)

Application Dates

First Wave Limited Cycle

Second Wave Limited Cycle

  • Paperwork Submission Deadline
  • (ALL forms, transcripts, PACT scores, etc.)
March 1, 2019 May 2, 2019
  • Interviews with ECP
March 6-7

May 9-10

Acceptance Dates

  • Email Notification
March 8, 2019 May 13, 2019
  • Registration Fee Due
July 13, 2019 July 13, 2019
  • Program Orientation
July 13, 2019

July 13, 2019

Application Process

The application process is comprised of the following parts:

  1. Complete the Online Application (and pay the $100.00 non-refundable fee)
  2. Have THREE (3) Professional References email a completed Professional Recommendation form to the Certification Department office on your behalf.
  3. Submit Official College Transcripts from ALL colleges to the Certification Department
    Official transcripts must be received in an unopened envelope sealed by the college or university.
  4. Submit required PACT Test Scores
  5. Optional: Submit documentation scores from;  ACT, SAT, GRE, TASP/THEA, Compass or Accuplacer.

Please send ALL documents to:

Educator Certification Program Assistant
Certification Department
Region 13 Education Service Center
5701 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78723

        6.  You may be invited to participate in a Face to Face Interview.

        7.   If Selected, submit the Registration Fee by due date.


To begin the online application, you will need the following information. Please Do Not begin the application if you do not have this information at this time:

  • A valid email address.
  • Social Security Number or Resident Alien number (this will serve as your application reference number)
  • Education history including institutions attended, and dates.
  • Employment history including supervisor's name and contact information and dates of employment.
  • Visa, Master Card, or check routing information for $100 application fee.

If you are ready to begin, click on the button below to create an account and start the online application.

Access the Application