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    Certification Areas Offered



    If you do not meet the undergraduate hours in the certification area you are seeking, be prepared to take the TX-PACT in that particular area.  

    TExES exams will no longer be used for PACT purposes beginning 1/27/2020. For more information on this transition please click here


     Core Subjects, Science, and math available certification areas

    ELAR- LOTE- SS Certification Areas


    Bilingual- SPED- ESL Supplemental Certification Areas

    Note: All supplemental subjects must be paired with a non-supplemental subject area for admission. 

    Limited availability for Social Studies 7-12 certificate


    What is the difference between Bilingual and ESL?

    In an English as a Second Language (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.


    Revised 09/15/2022