Graduates from Outside the US
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 Administrative Leadership, School, and Community SupportNaomi ArnoldProject P.a.C.E. Program and Certification SpecialistOffice: 956-984-6101Cindy BarreraProject P.a.C.E. Program BookkeeperOffice: 956-984-6036Linda Rodriguez, DirectorEducator Preparation ProgramsOffice: 956-984-6037Hours of Operation:Monday - Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM