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TPCP Applicant Information
The Region 7 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPCP) offers certifications in a variety of areas. This is a performance based program that offers intensive instruction prior to and during the teacher internship. The curriculum for the program is aligned with state standards.

Certification Areas:
Elementary School                               EC-6
  • Bilingual
  • Core EC-6 (all subjects)
Middle School 4-8
  • Bilingual
  • Core 4-8 (Math, English, Science and Social Studies)
  • English Language Arts & Reading
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
High School 7-12
  • English Language Arts &  Reading
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Life Science
  • Math
  • Physical Science
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • Social Studies
  • Speech
All Level EC-12
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Special Education
  • Technology Applications
  • Theatre Arts
Minimum Application Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Passing score on the PACT TExES exam
  • Applicants successfully completing the application process, including criminal history check, documentation verification, and interview will be offered admission to the TPCP
Cost to Participants
Application fee:    $  100
Admission fee:     $  495
Program fee:       $4,725 - Payable in 12 equal payments
TEA ASEP Technology Fee  $  55.00
State testing and certification fees

All fees are non-refundable.
Other Possible Costs

Extension fee: $200 per month for 1st extension (2nd year in program) and $300.00 per month for 2nd extension (3rd year in program)
Out-of-region fee: $500

Click here to see the Fee Chart (pdf).
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