COMPASS: Alternative Certification Teacher Academy
Final Application September 18, 2015 (Bilingual certifications only)
We are COMPASS Alternative Certification Teacher Academy and are dedicated to identifying top talent from our community and preparing them to become effective teachers, despite the challenges of our large urban school district.
We are looking for people across our community to join our efforts to transform Dallas ISD. We need more people to think differently and act courageously to improve academic achievement for our students.
Join Our Program - Final Application Deadline September 18, 2015 (Bilingual certifications only)
We are an intensive training program that prepares you to be an outstanding teacher in Dallas ISD. Our program is centered around effectiveness, and we develop you through hands-on, practice based instruction.
We have a laser-like focus on essential teaching skills that comprehensively equip our first year teachers. We hone in on top talent with a passion for education.
We use a hands-on training approach; focused less on lecturing and more on exercises that facilitate meaningful growth. Our participants master the most effective techniques.
Our coaches provide real-time solutions to assist in your development; incorporating observation and assessment for positive feedback and coaching.
We offer the eligibility to receive a standard teacher certification in one year. Our program recommends the most qualified teachers for certification.
We back our certification with a guaranteed position for a critical needs assignment within Dallas ISD. Our program distinguishes itself as a change agent for success, with results that matter.
Cohort (Bilingual only)
July 13th to September 18th
Interviews and Auditions
September through October
Submit TExES Content Exam Results
September 15th, 2015
Submit TOEFL Results (applicants with non-U.S.
September 11th, 2015
WE'RE OFFERING CERTIFICATIONS IN
Bilingual EC - 6
Generalist EC - 6 (SpEd)
Generalist 4-8 (ESL)
Dual Math & Science
IN ADDITION WE OFFER
Opportunities for scholarships (includes tuition & other fees)