TechTeach Across Texas One Year Fast-Track Program is a clinically intensive, competency-based program aimed at improving K-12 student achievement, strengthening new teachers’ instructional skill upon entry into their careers, and fostering within them the qualities important for helping them remain and thrive in the teaching profession. Qualified and motivated teacher candidates complete their degree, earn their certification and start teaching in one calendar year (12 months) after earning an AAT from a community college.
- College or University
- Lubbock, TX
The teacher is the single most important school factor affecting student learning, and Texas Tech University is focused on preparing the demonstrably best teachers in Texas. This innovative online program is driven by a new vision for teacher preparation in the College of Education at Texas Tech University. TechTeach’s award-winning program is clinically intensive, competency based, and district imbedded. It is unlike any other program in Texas, with a clear focus on ensuring you are ready on day one for successful teaching and equipped for a lifetime in the profession. Qualified and motivated teacher candidates complete their degree, earn their certification, and start teaching in one calendar year (12 months) after earning an AAT from a community college.
- HybridProgram Format
- Jun. 15, 2022Application Deadline
The financial aid and scholarships available for TechTeach Across Texas applicants is extensive. A significant number of our students are able to complete their program at no personal cost.
Core Subjects (Pre-K-6)
English as a Second Language Supplemental
Special Education Supplemental
TechTeach Across Texas is looking for hard-working students who will become even harder-working, dedicated teachers. TechTeach seeks candidates who are willing to work hard to realize their dream of becoming an educator and who have completed an Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) from a local community college. TechTeach’s partnerships with school districts in the DFW area allow teacher candidates to complete the whole program, including student teaching, in the community while taking upper-division coursework online through Texas Tech University and finish the program in one year.
Approximately 90% of students receive some form of financial aid. The average cost of attendance is $18,000 and the average starting salary for a teacher in the DFW Metroplex is $53,000 annually. Additional signing bonuses and certification stipends can increase starting salary to $60,000. Apply by December 1st of each year to be considered for all possible scholarship opportunities.