It's in your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela
It's in your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela
It's in your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela
It's in your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela
It's in your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela

Changing the World One Teacher at a Time

 

Accredited since 2004,  Accelerate Online-TAMU has offered an alternative route to teacher certification. If you already hold a bachelor's degree or are currently enrolled in your final semester of college coursework, we can help you become a teacher!

 

Accelerate Online-TAMU is a continuing education program affiated with Texas A&M University; you do not have to be enrolled at TAMU to be admitted into the program.

 

  • Fully online, all the time - 24/7 access
  • Affordable payment plan
  • Teacher certified in 12-18 months (9 of those months while you are potentially working as a paid teacher) 

 

CERTIFICATIONS OFFERED

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 6-12
  • Chemistry 7-12
  • Chinese EC-12
  • English Language Arts and Reading 7-12
  • History 7-12
  • Life Science 7-12    
  • Mathematics 7-12
  • Physical Science 6-12
  • Physics/Mathematics 7-12
  • Science 7-12
  • Social Studies 7-12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Accelerate Online Admission Application

Before you apply, have you...

ADMISSION APPLICATION
WRITING SAMPLE (assessed for content and mechanics)
Think of a significant past event in which you were involved in a teaching or helping role with one or more persons. In writing about this event, use the following format.
CRIMINAL HISTORY DISCLOSURE
Applicants must submit fingerprints to SBEC for review before any certification will be issued. Pursuant to Texas Education Code §22.082, the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) shall obtain from any law enforcement or criminal justice agency all criminal history record information that relates to an applicant for or holder of a certificate issued under Subchapter B, Chapter 21. SBEC may refuse to confer state certification based on such criminal history information. Pursuant to Texas Education Code §22.083, a school district and private school may access any criminal history information pertaining to you and held by any law enforcement or criminal justice agency. A school district or private school may refuse to employ you based on your criminal history. A school district or private school must report to the State Board for Educator Certification if the school district or private school obtains or has knowledge that an applicant or holder of a teaching certificate has a criminal history.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

TAMU Teacher Prep Resources Trainings Confirmation

I confirm that I have completed the following TAMU Teacher Prep Resources trainings:

 

Application Process

Accelerate Online Application Process

Updated May 2018

 

Recommendation for Standard Certification Eligibility

This webform is to be completed by the University Supervisor after all formal observations have been completed.

Accelerate Online-TAMU Applicant Recommendation (aggieTEACH)

The person emailing this form to you is applying to the Accelerate Online-TAMU alternative teacher certification program. Please assist us by giving your honest feedback and completing this form as quickly as possible. Information submitted in this form is considered strictly confidential.

Please rate the applicant's qualities as listed below.

Accelerate Online-TAMU Applicant Recommendation

The person emailing this form to you is applying to the Accelerate Online-TAMU alternative teacher certification program. Please assist us by giving your honest feedback and completing this form as quickly as possible. Information submitted in this form is considered strictly confidential.

Please rate the applicant's qualities as listed below.

Statement of Understanding & Agreement: INTERNSHIP

As an Intern in the Accelerate Online Teacher Certification Program-TAMU, I understand and agree with the following:

 

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Intern PD Record-35 Hours

35 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (PD)

The Texas Education Agency requires all teachers to document a minimum of 150 hours of professional development within their first 5 years of teaching.

 

Accelerate Online requires that you document 35 hours of PD throughout the internship year. 

PD hours may be obtained by participating in:

PD Session
What key learning are you taking from this PD session?
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AO-aggieTEACH Interest Form

CONTACT INFORMATION
CERTIFICATION

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