It is your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela

Changing the world one teacher at a time.

 

Here at Accelerate Online, we offer a non-traditional 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

For graduates of universities outside of the United States:

Transcripts must be evaluated by a TEA approved foreign credential service. The report should specifically state if you received the U. S. equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in your subject area and provide a detailed list of all coursework.

If the university's primary language of instruction is not English, you must pass all four sections (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

 

 

University Supervisor Acknowledgement

UPON COMPLETING AND SUBMITTING THIS FORM, I ACKNOWLEDGE THE FOLLOWING:

Intern Support Team Meeting
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Names of Intern, Campus Mentor Teacher, Supervising Administrator, University Supervisor

University Supervisor Application

This application is for the role of University Supervisor for Accelerate Online, an alternative teacher certification program affiliated with with the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture at at Texas A&M University.  Please review the qualifications and expectations for TLAC University Supervisors below. 

Supervisor Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree

  • 3 years teaching experience

  • hold a current Texas teaching certificate

Acknowledgment
I hereby acknowledge to be considered for the position, a copy of my current resume and Texas teaching certificate/s must be submitted to the Accelerate Online Program via email.
Applicant information
Thank you!
We appreciate your interest in working with Accelerate Online as a University Supervisor. Your TLAC Field Experience application will be shared with the program for consideration. Please feel free to email accelerate@education.tamu.edu with any questions.
Experience
Professional Reference
Accelerate Online - TAMU
Please email accelerate@education.tamu.edu with any questions. Our department looks forward to the possibility of working together as we mentor the next generation of teachers!

INTERN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RECORD

50 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

May be obtained by participating in:

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Mental Health Training
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PPR Practice Test
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Professional Development Option 1
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Professional Development Option 2
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Professional Development Option 3
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Professional Development Option 7
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Professional Development Option 6
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Professional Development Option 4
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Professional Development Option 5
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APPLICANT RECOMMENDATION FORM

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. This information will be considered strictly confidential.

 

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Effective communication *
Initiative and motivation *
Work ethic *
Organizational skills *
Emotional stability/maturity *
Dependability *
Punctuality *
Cooperation *
Enthusiasm *
Academic and/or professional preparation *

Acknowledgement

UPON COMPLETING AND SUBMITTING THIS FORM, 

I ACKNOWLEDGE THE FOLLOWING:

  • I have completed the required dyslexia training provided by Accelerate Online-TAMU.
  • I have been provided the Accelerate Online Program assignments and expectations for the upcoming school year. 

Fall Professional Learning Artifact

Select one of the professional learning opportunities in which you participated…

Master Teacher Observation

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LESSON/TEACHING STRATEGIES
STUDENT/TEACHER INTERACTION & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
WRAPPING UP

Classroom Management Plan

Due on or before August 10.

Based on work by Lori Newcomer, Ph.D., University of Missouri

 

 

Determine your vision and mission for your classroom.
Describe how you will…
Define 3 - 5 classroom rules.
Tying it all together.

Application

Before you apply, have you...

1.  submitted a Program Interest Form?

2. had your transcript/coursework reviewed by Accelerate Online staff?

3. submitted your PACT Score Report?

 

If you answer YES to all 3, you are ready to apply! 

Interest Form

Let's change the world!

Filling out this interest form will help us to help you.

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
CERTIFICATION
Select the teaching certification you are interested in obtaining. Please review the course requirements at accelerate.education.tamu.edu/course-requirements before making your selection.
DEGREE
If you have more than one degree, please enter the information below for each.
CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
INFLUENCERS
Select all that apply.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Please read carefully the following statement before submitting: I hereby certify that the information included in this interest form, to the best of my knowledge is true, accurate and complete.

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