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The Office of Educator Preparation provides information regarding progress toward becoming a certified teacher in Texas.


Services provided through this office include:

1.  Admittance to Teacher Education

To be certified to teach in Texas, students at Texas State University must first apply and be admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program.

2.  Field Experience

Our office will assist post-baccalaureate students needing to complete an experience in a public school. To apply for post-baccalaureate field experience, click here.

3.  Student Teaching 

Our office works with all students in the teacher preparation program during their student teaching semester to provide placement and supervision. Information regarding student teaching is located here. If you know you have met all program requirements, please Apply for Student Teaching.

4.  Testing for Certification 

Our office will assist all students in the teacher preparation or professional certification programs in registering for the appropriate TExES certification exams. Please visit the Certification Tests page for more information.

5.  Certification through TEA/SBEC

Our office must recommend students seeking any certificate through the state after they apply to the state. Information regarding how to apply is located here.