EDUCATIONAL DIAGNOSTICIAN ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION
Currently, the Educational Diagnostician Alternative Certification program is on hold. We will update the website when new information is available.
Our 2-year Educational Diagnostician Alternative Certification Program will prepare diagnostician candidates to support students with disabilities in the Houston Independent School District.
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
Due upon acceptance into the program (non-refundable)
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
TEA Technology fee: $35.00 (non-refundable)
TExES Education Diagnostician Test: $131.42
- Complete the application
- Essay question response
- Official graduate school transcript indicating conferred degree date
- Two current professional teacher appraisals (within the last two years) indicating an effective rating
- Service Record
The application process is on hold until further notice.