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Where do you want to start?

We're with you every step of the teaching journey.
  • Coachiing

    1-on-1 Coaching

    1-on-1 advice from a team of experts who have been in your shoes.

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  • Programs

    Explore Programs

    Explore programs that prepare you to teach. We'll help you find your best fit.
  • Checklist


    Follow a step-by-step plan for applying to your top-choice programs.

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  • How to guide


    Instructions and how-tos for every step of the way.

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  • Deadlines


    Review program deadlines and start dates. Make your application game plan.

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  • Scholarship

    Financial Aid

    Find scholarships and financial assistance to meet your specific needs.

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Which statement fits you best?

If you aren't sure where to start, browse resources by career stage.

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I want to learn more about what it's like to teach.

Already Applied

Congrats! You’re well on your way to leading a classroom. Here are some goods you might be interested in:
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    Fee Reimbursements

    Get reimbursed for application and testing fees.

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    $1,000 Scholarship

    Enter for a chance to win a Teach for Houston scholarship.

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    Featured Scholarships

    Find scholarships for future teachers.

    Find Scholarships

Want to Apply

You’re ready to take the next step—and we’re here to help. Check out these resources to help with the application process:
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    Programs Explorer

    Find and compare teacher prep programs in the Houston region.

    Explore Programs
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    Application Checklists

    Follow a step-by-step plan for applying to your top-choice programs.

    Start a Checklist
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    Upcoming Deadlines

    With our comprehensive list of TPP deadlines in Houston, you’ll never miss an application deadline.

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How to Become

How to Become
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    1-on-1 Coaching

    Get advice and guidance on teacher certification, programs and tests.

    Schedule Time
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    Certification Explorer

    Explore teaching certification areas in Houston

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    How-to Guides

    Learn about applications, financing your education and testing at your own pace.

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What It's Like

We’re so excited that you’re thinking about becoming a teacher. Here are some resources to help you explore the profession:
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    Talk to a Teacher

    Chat with a local educator about what it’s like to lead a classroom.

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    Schools & Community Explorer

    Explore schools in Houston and hear from potential future colleagues.

    Explore Houston
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    Search for local events to learn more about teaching.

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