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.

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"After researching the competitor, it was clear that ACT was a reputable company. Hearing the different opinions of the school district HR people, it was clear to me that ACT was a very respected program."

– David

"The emphasis placed on the classroom management training really paid off. Figuring out the content is a evolving thing, but showing up with a solid classroom management plan made life easier."

– Sarah

"The feedback received from my Field Supervisor was pivotal in providing an outside perspective as well as providing me a neutral person to vent to."

– Tony

"I have already recommended this company to other individuals. This program is clearly out to help new teachers and is not focused on simply taking your money."

– Tammy

"I chose ACT because of their training timeframe, their ability to help with finding a job, and their cost effectiveness."

– Raul

"The Field Supervisor is great. They are always available to help and give feedback."

– Bob

"ACT made it easy for me to get my certification while staying with my former employer as long as possible."

– Jim

Steps to Teaching

At ACT Distance Learning, we know it can be difficult to understand the process of becoming a teacher.  We are here for you every step of the way.  Check out our FAQ page, or call us with questions.  We are always happy to hear from you.

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Clinical Teaching Details:

  • 12 weeks in an assigned classroom, working with a cooperating teacher. You will gradually take over teaching duties and by the end of 12 weeks, you should be teaching for a full day
  • Not a paid position
  • Clinical teaching fee is paid: half with the application and the remaining balance 6 weeks in to the assignment

Internship Details:

  • 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