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Alternative Certification Programs - Region 1

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Alternative Certification for Teachers - Rio Grande Valley (ACT-RGV)

Contact:

Dr. Kathleen R. Vinger

Address:

612 Nolana, Ste. 540
McAllen, TX 78504

Local Phone:

956-994-9732

Toll Free:

866-248-5464

Local Fax:

956-994-1136

E-mail:

krvinger@actrgv.com

Certification Areas:

All certifications in All-Level, Primary, Secondary, Vocational areas, Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Website:

http://www.actrgv.com/


Alternative - South Texas Educator Program (A-STEP), Brownsville

Contact:

Ms. Eva Alejandro
Program Director

Address:

914 E. Los Ebanos
Brownsville, TX 78520

Local Phone:

956-544-4600

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

956-728-8667

E-mail:

staff@a-step.org

Certification Areas:

Visit the A-STEP "Certification Areas" web page for more detailed information.

Website:

http://www.a-step.org


Alternative - South Texas Educator Program (A-STEP), Laredo

Contact:

Ms. Eva Alenjandro
Program Director

Address:

315 Calle del Norte, Ste. 203
Laredo, TX 78041

Local Phone:

956-728-8600

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

956-728-8667

E-mail:

staff@a-step.org

Certification Areas:

Visit the A-STEP "Certification Areas" web page for more detailed information.

Website:

http://www.a-step.org


Career In Teaching - EPP Rio Grande Valley

Contact:

Mr. Adrian Fernandez

Mailing Address:

4421 McColl Rd.
McAllen, Texas 78504

Local Phone:

956-687-1166

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

956-687-1167

E-mail:

cc@acareerinteaching.org

Certification Areas:


EC-4: Bilingal Core Subjects
EC-12:
Art, Health, PE, Special Education
6-12: Spanish
4-8: All
8-12: Most (contact program)


*Does NOT certify in Vocational subject areas.*

Website:

http://acareerinteaching.org/


Education Service Center Region 1 - Project PaCE Educator Preparation Program

Contact:

Melissa Ramirez, Director

Address:

ESC Region One
1900 W. Schunior
Edinburg, TX 78541

Local Phone:

956-984-6104

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

956-984-6019

E-mail:

maramirez@esc1.net

Certification Areas:

EC-4: Bilingual Core Subjects, Core Subjects
4-8: Bilingual Core Subjects, Core Subjects, English/Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies, Math, Math/Science, Science, Social Studies
8-12: English/Language Arts & Reading, Life Science, Math and Engineering, Physics and Math, Physical Science, Science, Social Studies, Technology Applications
EC-12: Art, Business, Dance, Health/PE, Music, Special Education, Technology Applications, Theater

Website:

http://www.esc1.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=874


Excellence in Teaching
VA Certified

Contact:

Mr. Luis Eduardo Gonzalez, Owner/Operator

Address:

260 South Texas Blvd., Suite 304
Weslaco, TX 78596

Local Phone:

956-854-4085

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

None

E-mail:

eitacp@yahoo.com

Certification Areas:

EC-6: Bilingual, Core Subjects
4-8: English as Second Language (ESL), English Language Arts & Reading, Core Subjects
8-12: English Language Arts & Reading, Math, Science

Website:

http://www.eitacp.com

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South Texas College, Alternative Certification Program
VA Certified

Contact:

Mr. Juan Carlos Aguirre, Program Director

Mrs. Lorenna Trevino,
Program Manager

Address:

2621 West Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501

Local Phone:

956-872-3584

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

956-872-6735

E-mail:

jcaguirr@southtexascollege.edu
lori@southtexascollege.edu

Certification Areas:

EC-6: Bilingual Core Subjects
4-8: Core Subjects
8-12: Math

Website:

http://admin.southtexascollege.edu/pr/news/2007/dec/atcp.html


South Texas Transition to Teaching, Alternative Certification Program
VA Certified

Contact:

Gilberto Gomez,
Program Director, President

Address:

2542 W. Trenton,
Edinburg, TX 78539

Local Phone:

956-631-4424

Toll Free:

1-888-631-4424

Local Fax:

956-631-5171

E-mail:

gomezg@sotexacp.com

Certification Areas:

EC-6: Core Subjects, Bilingual Core Subjects
4-8: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
8-12: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Social Studies
EC-12: Special Ed, Physical Ed, English as a Second Language

Website:

http://www.sotexacp.com

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Teach for America

Contact:

Dr. Paula Garcia
Executive Director

Mailing Address:

200 S. 10th Street, Ste. 800
McAllen, TX 78501

Local Phone:

956-630-6781

Toll Free:

None

Local Fax:

956-682-7619

E-mail:

paula.garcia@teachforamerica.org

Certification Areas:


Click here for information or Contact the program directly for certification information.


Click HERE for more information.

Website:

https://riograndevalley.teachforamerica.org/


Texas A&M International University - Alternative Certification Program
VA Certified

Contact:

Ms. Idania Dominguez, Director

Address:

5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Local Phone:

956-326-3098

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

956-326-3097

E-mail:

idominguez@tamiu.edu

Certification Areas:

EC-4: Bilingual Core Subjects, Core Subjects
EC-6: Core Subjects
EC-12: Special Education, Physical Education
4-8: All Content Areas, including Bilingual Core Subjects, Core Subjects
6-12: Business Education
8-12: All Content Areas

Website:

http://www.tamiu.edu/coedu/ACPOffice.shtml


Texas Teachers

Contact:

Ms. Lacey Labruzzo

Mailing Address:

 

Local Phone:

956-243-8164

Toll Free:

1-877-888-2640

Local Fax:

None

E-mail:

lacey@TexasTeachers.org

Certification Areas:

All Certification Areas.

***ROLLING ADMISSIONS YEAR ROUND***

Website:

http://www.txteachers.org/


University of Texas - RGV

Teacher Education Program

VA Certified

Contact:

Dr. John Jauregui,
Program Director

Address:

UTRGV College of Education

Brownsville: One West University Blvd., BMAIN 2.306 Brownsville, TX 78520
Edinburg: 1201 West University Dr., EEDUC 3.102
Edinburg, TX 78539

Local Phone:

956-665-7952
956-882-4139

Toll Free:

none

Local Fax:

None

E-mail:

oepa@utrgv.edu

Certification Area :

Contact the program directly for more information.

Website:

UTRGV College of Education

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