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    Program Cost

     

     

     Expense Summary 
    Please refer to our detailed expense summary for a comprehensive overview of costs associated with pre-service training, licensure and district hiring

     

     

    Fees Paid To Dallas ISD

    Application Fee (non-refundable)

    $85.00

    Phase I: Content Test Training & Preparation

    $425.00

    Phase II: Pre-Service Training & PPR Test Preparation

    $635.00

    Mentor Teacher Fee

    $500.00

    Phase III: Internship Tuition

    $4,165.00

    Fees Paid To Other Organizations

    Candidate Pre - Screener

    $20.00

    TX PACT Exam

    $106.00

    TExES PPR Exam

    $118.87

    TExES Content Exam

    $118.87

    Probationary Teaching Certificate

    $78.00

    Fingerprinting

    $48.25

    Standard Teaching Certificate

    $78.00

    TOEFL-iBT test (out of country applicants) Institution Code for Score Reporting: 8316

    $205.00

    NOTE: The cost estimates are provided as a guideline for interested applicants and are subject to change without notice.

     

    Ways to Pay for Training

    Automatic Payroll Deduction*Applicants who are selected into the program will be automatically enrolled into payroll deductions during Phase III (the internship stage). Please note that you must successfully complete the program and meet all the requirements in order to be eligible for this option. If you withdraw from the program or you do not successfully complete it, you are responsible for covering all costs.

    Loans or ScholarshipsIf you are interested in pursuing a loan to assist with tuition expenses, you must do so independently, as eligibility varies.

        • Please click HERE for information on a scholarship from the Texas Retired Teachers Association.
        • Troops to Teachers: Funding may be available for United States military veterans. Interns should reach out directly to Troops to Teachers to learn more.
        • Additional scholarships are sometimes made available to Dallas ISD ACP interns through North Texas workforce entities. More information will be shared directly with those eligible for this assistance.
        • The Texas Education Agency maintains a list of financial aid sources for those interested in teaching. Feel free to explore these as you wish.
        • Sign up for a free TeachDFW account to get reimbursed for up to $100 of your application-related expenses (like our application and testing fees) and be eligible to win a $1000 scholarship toward your tuition.
        • Dallas ISD ACP has partnered with the Association of Hispanic School Administrators (AHSA) to provide special scholarships to qualifying applicants. These applicants are selected as funds are available, so if you are interest please contact alternativecertification@dallasisd.org.

     

    Schedule of Services & Fees

    Schedule of Fees

    Application deadline: July 20, 2020, for ELAR 7-12 w/ESL and LOTE (Spanish) applicants

    Application deadline: August 31, 2020, for General (all other certification area) applicants

     

    Revised 06/10/2020