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  • com Teacher Track

    Teacher track is your online resource, allowing you to stay in complete control of your success. Navigators will be able to seamlessly communicate with Compass coordinators and operations staff, ensuring that all materials are completed in an efficient and timely fashion. Please click the link below to access your login.
     

    Resources

    Take time to review your training materials, documents, and goals. We want to make sure all of our interns are equipped to take on the challenge that is our program. 
     
     
    What is the difference between bilingual and ESL?

    In an ESL classroom, students who speak many different languages are all taught by the same teacher. The teacher only speaks English and is not required to speak the native language of any members of the class. All teaching is done in English.

    In a bilingual education classroom, all the students in the class speak the same language. The teacher also speaks the language. The way that a bilingual education class generally works is that the teacher teaches in both English and the students' native language, eventually switching over to teaching only in English.  

    If you have a concern or complaint that needs to be addressed by Compass staff, please email alternativecertification@dallasisd.org with the subject “Complaint.” 
     
    Link to Dallas ISD complaint policy: http://pol.tasb.org/Policy/Code/361?filter=DGBA
     

    Information on the effect of supply and demand forces on the educator workforce in Texas

    For more information on the labor market in Texas, please click here to view reports provided by the Texas Workforce Commission.

    Education Preparation Program Reports and Accreditation Ratings

    Please click here to view the accreditation ratings and reports for Dallas ISD.
     

    Complaints

    A complaint is a written claim that an organization does not follow school laws or rules that are under TEA’s jurisdiction. If you have a complaint against Compass, please contact Dr. Edwin Hood, Senior Talent Leader, directly at Edhood@dallasisd.org.  Please be sure to write “Complaint” in the subject line of the email and include your name and contact information, a detailed description of the actions or decisions that have violated a school law, evidence of a school law violation, the full and accurate name(s) of all parties involved, and the resolution requested. Complaints will be responded to within 5 business days of receipt.

    Please note that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has a formal complaint process for candidates in educator preparation programs. You may submit a complaint to the Texas Education Agency by fax (512-475-3665), e-mail (complaintsmanagement@tea.texas.gov), or at the address listed below.

    Complaints, Investigations, and Enforcement Division

    Texas Education Agency

    1701 North Congress

    Austin, TX 79701-1494

    Please click here to access the TEA complaints website.