It is 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!

  • Fully online, all the time - 24/7 access
  • Affiliated with Texas A&M University
  • Affordable payment plan
  • Teacher certified in 12-18 months 

 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • College students may be considered in their final semester
  • An overall GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours
  • A 2.75 GPA in content-area coursework
  • Passing score on a Pre-Admission Content Test (PACT)
  • U. S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Completed Criminal History check

If you graduated from a non-US college or university, you must: 

To be exempted from the TOEFL testing requirement, a certification candidate must have earned a undergradate or graduate degree from instituition of higher education in a country in which English is the official language.  See the SBEC approved list of countries.

 

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. Not all of the PD Session fields below need to be filled in; only up to the 35 hour mark is required.

 

PD hours may be obtained by participating in:

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AO-aggieTEACH Interest Form

CONTACT INFORMATION
CERTIFICATION

AO-aggieTEACH Application

Before you apply, have you emailed your TExES Score Report to Accelerate Online?

If you answer YES, you are ready to apply!

BUT WAIT! AS YOU BEGIN FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO...

 

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