• Pre-Service Coursework

  • Candidates will...

    • Complete 30 hours of field experience.
    • Applicants will be required to participate in 150 credit hours of course work provided by our Teacher Development Specialilst.
    • Pass the required TExES exam.

  • Internship


    The internship will consist of a total of 300 hours with 150 to be completed during summer pre-service and 150 to be completed durning the calendar school year of 2022-2023.  Additionally, the PPR Exam must be passed to receive standard certification.

  • Interns will...

    • Serve as a teacher of record on an HISD campus.
    • Complete 150 credit hours of course work.
    • Receive live coaching, modeling, formal observations with feedback throughout the year (either in person or virtual)

  • Certification


    Certification can be given when interns have completed all HISD ACP requirements (300 hours, passing evaluations, and the passing of the PPR exam).

  • Interns must...

    • Pass Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) Exam/edTPA Exam.
    • Complete all program requirements as determined by HISD ACP.