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Schedule 2018-2019

The following is a general overview of the program schedule. Specifics dates and details will be given once accepted into the program.

Orientation and Pre-Service

Limited Admission Cycle

Program Orientation (May 15, 2018)

  • All participants will be required attend this mandatory meeting face-to-face.

Blended Training Begins (May 2018 - August 2018)

  • All participants begin meeting face-to-face Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6-9pm) and Saturdays (9am-4pm).
  • Online coursework continues along with face-to-face meetings.

Field Experience (1 week in June 2018) 

  • During the week in June all participants are required to participate in a field experience in a classroom setting at a local school campus during the day (7am-5pm).
  • During this one week field experience, participants will work with a campus teacher in order to practice concepts and skills introduced in the training sessions.
  • Satisfactory completion of this field experience is required to continue in the program.

Inservice

Blended Training Continues (August 2018 - June 2019)

  • All participants continue to meet face-to-face on select Thursdays (6-9pm) and Saturdays (9am-4pm).
  • Online coursework continues along with the face-to-face meetings.

Internship Year Begins (August 2018 - June 2019)

  • Participants must have secured teaching assignment by October 1, 2018 in order to continue in the program.
  • Participants must be employed as a teacher of record by a TEA accredited school district.
  • Participants begin receiving on-campus support from a campus mentor and an ECP field supporter.

Certification

Recommendation for Standard Teacher Certification  (June 2019)

  • Upon successful completion of internship year and all program requirements, the participant is recommended for a standard teaching certificate through the State Board for Educator Certification. The teaching certificate is valid in any school district in the State of Texas.