TeacherBuilder.com is accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and the Texas Education Agency

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Providing Service that Removes Barriers

Why Choose Us

Teacher Builder is the first online alternative teacher certification program in South Texas to be approved by the State Board of Educator Certification (TEA). We certify candidates across Texas in over 25+ certification areas. We make it easy, efficient, and flexible for you to meet the state requirements by making the curriculum available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Texas teaching credential

At Teacher Builder, we keep the admissions process as simple as possible.

Preparation You Can Count On

We deliver a rich and interactive curriculum that WILL prepare you
for the TExES™ (PPR) exam from the comfort of your home, office, or really your nearest internet access point, and on your schedule. Since our program is completely online, we have certified candidates successfully from as far away as Japan. Once you arrive in Texas and get hired, we provide experienced mentors anywhere in the state that will guide you through the last leg of their certification.

State approved Texas teaching certificate

Alternative Certification Program(ACP)

This program is for all candidates who have passed their content exam through the pre-admission content test (PACT), and are ready to be in the classroom. This program provides candidates with content methodology and prepares them for the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities exam (PPR EC-R). Each candidate will be assigned an online instructor, supervisor, mentor, and advisor for ongoing support as our candidate navigates through their first year in the classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can enroll?

Graduating seniors and applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any major with a 2.5 GPA may enroll.

Do you accept international candidates?

Yes. Teacherbuilder.com welcomes international candidates that meet general admissions requirements.

What is the difference between Teacher intern and Clinical teacher?

  • Teacher Interns serve a probationary year (under a SBEC-issued probationary certificate) as the “teacher of record” and receive all benefits typically afforded first-year teachers within the school district. Salary schedules and fringe benefits are determined by the employing school district.
  • Clinical Teachers serve an unpaid 14 week internship under the guidance of a classroom teacher.

What if my GPA is below 2.5?

You may still apply to Teacherbuilder.com. After a transcript evaluation and candidate interview, a final decision will be made on a case-by-case basis.

What subject areas can I get certified in?

A complete list can be found at PPR coursework

When can I apply for a position with a school district?

Candidates may apply after they receive a letter of recommendation. TeacherBuilder.com encourages all its interns to complete 30 obs hours.

Do you offer preparation for interviews?

Yes. Mock interviews available upon request. Please contact jgarza@teacherbuilder.net for more information.

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