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Teacher Program Overview




Your Journey to Become a State Teacher Begins!

Learn How to Become a Teacher in Houston, Texas

Your journey to completing an alternative certification program begins! In as little as one year, you can become a Texas-certified state teacher. The Region 4 Inspire Texas Teacher Certification Program offers a comprehensive approach toward preparing you for Region 4 classrooms with the flexibility to suit your budget and your schedule. Along the way to becoming a state teacher, you can choose which type of training works best for you: online instruction or blended instruction (a combination of online and in-person classes).


As your training to become a state teacher continues, you will work as either a paid full-time teaching intern for one year or as an unpaid clinical teacher alongside an experienced teacher for 14 weeks. Either way, we have you covered throughout the entire process. Our state teacher candidates have unparalleled access to experienced state teachers for mentoring and networking.  If you've been asking yourself how to become a Region 4 teacher in Houston, TX, you've found the perfect solution for your next major career move with our alternative certification program!


To Begin the Online Teacher Certification Program, You Will Need:


A bachelor’s or advanced (if applicable) degree (minimum 2.75 GPA) from a regionally accredited university


To be eligible for admission, an applicant shall have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75. The GPA shall be calculated from an official transcript as follows:

  1. 2.75 on all coursework previously attempted at an accredited IHE
  2. or 2.75 in the last 60 semester credit hours on all coursework previously attempted at an accredited IHE

If you are working towards becoming a professional educator, Region 4 Inspire Texas can help you gain the required accreditations. Our Houston, Texas agency offers a variety of state teacher certification programs for all grade levels and subject matters, as well as alternative teacher certifications. Explore the options below and feel free to contact us for more information. When you are ready to take the next step in your educational career, click "APPLY NOW" and we'll help you get started on completing all your state and alternative teacher certifications!


It All Starts with Completing Your Online Teacher Certification!
















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