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Compass-The Alternative Certification Teacher Academy of Dallas ISD

Welcome to the Alternative Teacher Academy of Dallas ISD. You are here because you are ready for a career change and you are ready to make a difference in this community. The Compass Alternative Certification Teacher Academy gives talented professionals who are college graduates a chance to become one of those teachers while making a difference in the Dallas community.

Choose Compass
Teach where you are needed most. Dallas ISD students face overwhelming challenges every day. We are looking for professionals who are ready to make a change in their career and a change in a student’s life.
Our program is centered on effectiveness. You will develop your teaching knowledge through hands-on, practice based instruction.
We offer the eligibility to receive a standard teacher certification in one year.
Did you know?
Nearly 90% of our students come from economically disadvantage homes and 40% are still learning English? Every student deserves a great teacher who can help them break through barriers and build the life they dream of. ARE YOU READY TO BE THAT TEACHER?
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