Compass-The Alternative Certification Teacher Academy of Dallas ISD
The application for the Fall 2017 Cohort is now open! Please click HERE to start your application!
The deadline to be considered in the first wave of applications is 07/06/2017. 
All candidates seeking ELAR or Bilingual certification must apply by 07/06/17. 
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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. The Compass Alternative Certification Teacher Academy gives talented professionals who are college graduates a chance to become teachers who make a difference in the Dallas community.
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?