TEA Information

Texas Education Agency

The University of Dallas Education Department offers students the ability to obtain certification as a teacher in the state of Texas. This is done in line with the standards set out by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as the University of Dallas is an approved Educator Preparation Program (EPP). This page offers links and updates on TEA information and standards.

TEA Certification The TEA homepage for Teacher Certification.
Approved EPPs A list of programs in the state of Texas approved by the TEA that serve as pathways towards certification.
Certification Announcements The TEA webpage for announcements regarding Teacher Certification.
Educator Standards Updates All university candidates completing an EPP must receive instruction in detection and education of students with dyslexia. Dyslexia Requirements for EPPs.
Name and Address Change All applicants for or holders of an educator's certificate must provide the State Board of Educator Certification a current United States mailing address. Changes to contact information can be made in the educator's TEA AccountName changes must be requested by submitting a written request through the help desk.



You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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