Compass-The Alternative Certification Teacher Academy of Dallas ISD
    Our fall 2017 cohort application is now closed. However, we have availability for a few more math interns.  If you have at least 15 content-specific hours on your undergraduate transcript, and you are interested in becoming a Math 7-12 intern, please submit your application by 08/03/2017.
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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.
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    Nearly 90% of our students come from economically disadvantaged 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?