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Master Reading Teacher (MRT) Certification Program

The Master Reading Teacher Certification is a state certification designed for individuals who aspire to teach reading and mentor fellow teachers. We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Master Reading Teacher cohort. The ten month 


online course begins September 7, 2019. Please review the course schedule for mandatory face-to-face dates. Requirements for the program include:
  • Valid Texas teacher certificate
  • At least 3 years of teaching experience
  • Currently work with students to meet the field-based practicum requirement
The application deadline is August 1, 2019. To apply, complete the online application then make sure the following is received by the admissions office by the application deadline:
  • Official transcripts, in sealed envelopes, from the college/university conferring all degrees (including bachelor’s)
  • Service record reflecting at least 3 years of teaching experience
  • Valid Texas teacher certificate
  • Self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like your transcript(s) returned to you

Program Fees:

Region 4 ESC program is $4,200, payable via credit or debit card. Payment plans are available. Additional course fees can be found on the MRT flyer.
For more information, contact Karyn Huskisson, education specialist, at 713.744.6852 or
7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, Texas 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708