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Choosing an Educator Preparation Program in Houston
With the right training and mentorship, you can become a great teacher.
With the right training and mentorship, you can become a great teacher.

To become a fully certified teacher in a public school, you need to graduate from an approved educator preparation program (EPP). EPPs arm you with the skills and knowledge to teach in your chosen grade and subject. Not all EPPs are the same, though.

Let’s break it down and find the right next step for you, whether it's working with students in a volunteer or paid role, or choosing a prep program.

How to Pick an EPP

Here's what current teachers, educator prep program officials, and school district HR chiefs (you know, the experts) say you should look for when selecting a prep program.

4 Ways to Complete Your Teacher Training

Everyone approaches the teaching profession differently. Select the tab that is most similar to your situation.

Not All Programs Offer Everything

Double-check that your program:

Find Programs

Ready to explore some EPPs? Check out the partner educator preparation programs in Houston to find a program that fits your preferences.

Need help thinking through your options? Chat with an expert to talk more about your choices for teacher prep.

And remember, when you are ready to apply, keep track of your applications and take advantage of free advice and best practices.


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