• Project P.a.C.E. - Preparing and Certifying Educators

    Graduates from Outside the US

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    An applicant who has met the minimum academic criteria through credentials from outside the United States must seek transcript evaluation into a U.S. degree equivalency by an approved TEA credentialing evaluation service.  The applicant must also demonstrate English language proficiency by:

    • complete an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States, not including U.S. Territories
    • complete an undergraduate or graduate degree at an institution of higher education in a country outside of the United States that is approved by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)
    • achieve acceptable score on each of the four (4) areas of the TOEFL iBT exam (Test of English as Foreign Language): SPEAKING - 24; LISTENING - 22; READING - 22; and WRITING - 21.

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  • Division of Leadership and Community Impact
    Janie Salinas
    Project P.a.C.E. Educator Preparation Assistant
    Office: 956-984-6036
    Linda Rodriguez, Director
    Educator Preparation Programs
    Office: 956-984-6037
    Dr. Gisela Saenz, Administrator
    Educator Preparation and Development Programs
    Office: 956-984-6070
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Last Modified on October 31, 2023