Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPCP)
Interested in becoming a teacher?
TPCP Cycle 40 will begin in September 2018. Applications for Cycle 40 are currently being accepted, deadline for applications is August 1, 2018.
The Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPCP) was originally implemented to prepare non-certified teachers to fill shortages in critical need areas and to provide entry into the teaching profession for qualified individuals wishing to make a career change.
This program is a field-based training model in which competencies are learned from a variety of specialist. Upon successful completion of all program requirements, internship, program recommendations and a passing score on all necessary TExES exams, participants will earn a Texas teaching certificate specific to their area of study.
All information is subject to change based on State Board of Educator Certification rules. The ESC - Region 19 Teacher Preparation and Certification Program complies with and meets federal guidelines as mandated by the "No Child Left Behind" legislation.
TPCP - Teacher Preparation and Certification Program Information Meeting
TPCP Information Meeting (12/04/17)
Thinking of a career change? Are you interested in becoming a teacher? If you have a Bachelor's Degree in any field with a GPA of 2.5 or higher you are eligible to apply for ESC-Region 19's Teacher Preparation and Certification Program.
This is an opportunity to bring your experience into the teaching profession and make a difference in young lives.
Join us for our information session for the Teacher Preparation Certification Program! We will be discussing the following:
Tuition (financial assistance)
To register for the event click here, you will need to log into your click & learn account or create one in order to register for the event.
Education Service Center - Region 19 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other bases prohibited by law. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, IX, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 may be referred to the Human Resources Manager, 6611 Boeing Drive, El Paso, Texas 79925.