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Office of Educator Preparation

IMPORTANT NOTICES

NEW Certification Exam!

The state is requiring the new Science of Teaching Reading (STR) exam for teacher certification beginning January 1, 2021, for all candidates (undergrad, grad, post-bacc) seeking certification in EC-6 ESL, EC-6 Bilingual, 4-8 ELAR, 4-8 ELAR/SS, 4-8 Generalist, and Special Education. This state law was enacted in the 2019 legislative session as part of the HB3 school finance package. Click here for more details.


In-Office Staffing

As a cautionary health measure, the university has activated a limited on-site personnel work procedure until further notice. Please note our office is still fully open and staff members are rotating between working remote and in-office coverage. Feel free to call us at 512.245.7880 and leave a detailed voice message including your name, call back number, student ID if applicable, and reason for calling. You may also reach us by emailing  your inquiry and student ID if applicable to oep@txstate.edu. Voicemails and emails will be routed to the appropriate staff member and returned in the order they were received within one business day. Your patience is greatly appreciated.


 

Spring 2021 Clinical Teachers:

Registration is open NOW

  • Be sure to register by November 30 to avoid late fees.
  • Not sure what to register for? Refer to the "Registration" section of the Spring 2021 Timeline.
  • Encountering an Error Message? Email a screenshot and your student ID number to OEP@txstate.edu.
  • Other questions? Email us at OEP@txstate.edu and we'll be happy to help!