(PACT) Pre-Admission Content Tests
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***Requirements PRIOR to Beginning an Internship***
1) You must meet all admission requirements
2) You must be eligible for a probationary certificate based on SBEC guidelines prior to internship
3) Complete 30 hours of field-based experience in a TEA recognized EC-12 classroom. NOTE: An application for us to assist you with placement and a log sheet are available on our web site. Please use the log sheet as documentation to verify hours. Submit completed log sheet to Certification Office.
4) You must complete 80 hours of training. NOTE: For the Mesquite/Commerce program this is at least 6 hours (2 courses) listed on your teacher certification plan and for the Navarro Program it will consist of 1 course (3 hours) and 4 scheduled workshops.
New Basic Skills Requirements for READING
Acceptable Reading Requirement
THEA/TASP250; Accuplacer 88; ACT verbal 23; Compass verbal 90; SAT Verbal 550; OR (new criteria) Passing scores on Content exam prior to admission (PACT); acceptable GRE scores or hold a Master's Degree from an acceptable accredited college or university.
For all admission requirements, please view our "Detailed Program Guidelines" web page.
Complete Program Description
The pages in this section only contain a small portion of the program guidelines and description. We encourage you to view the complete program description here. Many of your questions concerning the admissions process, cost, and other requirements will be explained there.