ACT Distance Learning
An accelerated, alternative teacher preparation program for highly qualified
individuals seeking a successful career as a teacher in the State of Texas.

ACT Distance Learning

Alternative Certification for Teachers in Distance Learning is a state approved teacher certification program that has the authority to assist individuals in receiving their teacher certification
in Texas without additional
university coursework.

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Complete Application.

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ACT Alternative Certification for Teachers in San Antonio

ACT Alternative Certification for Teachers in San Antonio
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ACT Alternative Certification for Teachers in San Antonio

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At ACT Distance Learning, we are truly dedicated to making the process for alternative teacher certification as seamless as possible. Our staff has been there before! Everyone in our office is a certified teacher, administrator, or has been an instructional assistant or substitute teacher. We understand that your time is valuable, and we want to make the process to becoming a certified teacher in Texas as easy for you as it can be. ACT Distance Learning is here for you through every step of the way - that is one big difference between us and our competitors. Our commitment goes above and beyond to help you not only become a certified teacher in Texas, but to obtain a teaching position in the fields you are interested in. Contact us today, or download the application now.

Our first choice for teacher certification is that you participate in a face to face training program because teaching is a face to face profession.


However, if you live more than 100 miles from our physical location in San Antonio or Temple, you may qualify for our distance learning program.

ACT Distance Learning understands that your time is valuable.  Our experienced team of educators will work with you to become a certified Texas teacher as quickly and easily as possible.  Our alternative teacher certification distance learning program in Texas was developed to meet the needs of individuals that could not attend our classes due to distance or time.  With years of experience, our team has created a program that still provides a one on one teaching approach, despite being miles away.  

At ACT Distance Learning, our state approved program provides the acclerated, alternative teacher certification without additional university coursework.  Our goal is to help you become a Texas teacher, and we will work with you every step of the way.  With headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, and an office in Central Texas, we are familiar with both metropolitan and rural teaching environments and classrooms. We understand how difficult the process can be to complete your certification and begin working as soon as possible.  We are dedicated to our teaching candidates and will help answer any questions you have before, during, and after certification.  We truly become a partner in your success to become a certified Texas teacher through our alternative teacher certification program.  

How do I get started?

Click here for more information, or call a member of our team now to begin the process of becoming a certified Texas teacher today!  Call 210-877-1975 now!

 

Accelerated, Alternative Program

ACT Distance Learning provides a proven and research-based preparation program developed on sound educational philosophy and pedagogy. This accelerated, alternative teacher certification program provides an alternative route to teacher certification without additional university coursework. Our goal is to help individuals become educators through an alternative teacher preparation program designed to expedite the teacher certification process. At ACT Distance Learning, we assist those seeking to become a teacher in Texas in any way possible. We understand how difficult the teacher certification process can be and look for ways to simplify your experience. The traditional teacher certification process is not for everyone, which is why we provide an alternative teacher certification program to fit your needs.


 
 

Commitment

ACT Distance Learning is committed to providing extensive support and feedback to our first year teachers through collaboration with program staff, campus administration, and trained campus mentors. We believe your education continues after the completion of our teacher certification program and is vital to your success as an educator. Our commitment to every teacher goes beyond the coursework and into the classroom. Our one on one process begins with the application, and carries through each class, test, student teaching, and even through the hiring process. Our commitment goes above and beyond to help you not only become a certified teacher in Texas, but to obtain a teaching position in the fields you are interested in. Everyone in our office is a certified teacher, administrator, or has been an instructional assistant or substitute teacher. With an experienced staff, and unparalleled commitment to helping you achieve your teacher certification, ACT Distance Learning is here for you.


 
 

Teacher/Student Success

ACT Distance Learning believes in "Students First" - for the candidate, our focus is preparation and support for a successful first year; for the classroom student, our priority is to assure quality classroom instruction for maximum student achievement and learning. ACT Distance Learning provides you with an alternative teacher certification approach allowing you to complete your teacher certification quickly and begin educating as soon as possible.Our alternative approach to teacher certification provides educators with the tools necessary to educate others in a positive learning environment. With an experienced staff of educators in a variety of fields, we ensure your alternative teacher certification will adequately prepare you for your career as a teacher in Texas. Becoming a teacher in Texas can be a long and tedious process.


 
 

Support

ACT Distance Learning believes that successful teachers are caring, dedicated, and nurturing. Our alternative teacher certification program supports these qualities through various program components that provide on going professional development and growth. The support teachers find through our teacher certification program provides each individual with the tools necessary to excel as an educator in and outside of the classroom setting. With a staff of experienced educators, we understand how difficult the teacher certification process can be which is why our alternative teacher certification program is designed to support those wishing to become a teacher in Texas. Without adequate support, the stresses of becoming a teacher in Texas can be overwhelming. Let ACT Distance Learning help you every step of the way in achieving your teacher certification.


 
 

Accessibility

ACT Distance Learning provides access to the teaching profession through a program staff that makes itself readily available to Personnel Directors, Campus Administration, Mentors, and individuals seeking alternative teacher certification. Our teacher preparation program is designed to introduce future educators to an accelerated route to teacher certification. All of our staff have experience as educators and are available to assist you in becoming a teacher. We understand how difficult the teacher certification process can be and do our best to provide educators with the tools necessary to become successful teachers through our alternative certification process.


2 Easy Ways To Get Certified!


Internship:

  • Full time, teacher of record with a full salary and benefits
  • Internship is 1 full school year—180 days
  • Internship fee is ACH bank drafted each month
  • Recommendation for your standard certificate comes at the end of a successful first year, once all requirements have been met

Clinical Teaching:

  • 12 weeks, full time, in an assigned classroom, working with a cooperating teacher.
  • Not a paid position
  • Recommendation for your standard certificate - comes at the end of a successful 12 week assignment and all requirments have been met