EDUCATIONAL DIAGNOSTICIAN ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION

  • Our 2-year Educational Diagnostician Alternative Certification Program will prepare diagnostician candidates to support students with disabilities in the Houston Independent School District.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

    • Current full-time HISD employee

    • Valid Teacher Certificate

    • At least 3 years of teaching experience

    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0, preferably in a field related to education

COST

  • Program Fees

    Fees

     Description

    Deposit

    $750.00

    Due upon acceptance into the program (non-refundable)

    Program Cost

    $5,500.00

    This is a one-time program cost that is deducted in 40 installments from your district paycheck once upon securing a teaching position within HISD.

    Total Program Cost  

    $6,250.00

     

ADDITIONAL COSTS

    • TEA Technology fee: $35.00 (non-refundable)

    • TExES Education Diagnostician Test: $131.42

    • Textbook Cost

INTAKE REQUIREMENTS

    • Complete the application
    • Essay question response
    • Official graduate school transcript indicating conferred degree date
    • Resume
    • Two current professional teacher appraisals (within the last two years) indicating an effective rating
    • Service Record

     

    We will be accepting applications in November 2019.

     

    Would you like to learn more about our program? 

    Email: conya.barreras@houstonisd.org

    Department Email: HISDACP@Houstonisd.org