Librarian Alternative Certification (LACe)







    LACe Cohort 5 will begin in November 2017. Applications for Cohort 5 are currently being accepted, deadline for applications is November 10, 2017.

    Are you a certified teacher with a Master's degree and interested in becoming a school librarian? The ESC - Region 19 Librarian Alternative Certification (LACe) accepts applications throughout the year. Please see the LACe Program Requirements for more information.

    The LACe program is intended to aid districts in filling Texas School Librarian positions with outstanding librarians who are highly trained, committed, dedicated and who have exceptional skills necessary to work with a diverse student population.

    The goal of LACe is to give individuals a quality and realistic certification program for Texas School Librarians. Interns will leave LACe certified as Texas School Librarian All Levels. They will also leave having developed a network of contacts necessary to help our Region’s students, including the relationship developed with their mentor librarian at their respective internship campus.

    The LACe program vows to continue the excellent track record to prepare, certify, and support educators and librarians to meet the staffing needs of the districts served within the region.



  • LACe Cohort 5 YAG

    This is the current year at a glance for cohort 5 of the Librarian Alternative Certification program, all classes meet face-to face with the majority of them being held at ESC Region 19. 

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    Belinda Salcido or

    Cassandra Barraza

    Program Recruiter
    Alternative Certification

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