Welcome to Teachers for the 21st Century.
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is a US law passed in December 2015 that governs the United States K–12 public education policy. The law replaced its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), and modified but did not eliminate provisions relating to the periodic standardized tests given to students. Like the No Child Left Behind Act, ESSA is a reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which established the federal government's expanded role in public education.
Candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to teaching.Applicant may request a preliminary review of background from TEA.
The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and STAAR have created a paradigm shift in the way we educate our children in Texas. The educational goals which are mentioned below can now become reality, provided that teachers receive the appropriate training by professionals. The professionals can model and guide the teacher candidates to acquire the knowledge and skills that effective classroom teachers possess to:
The program commits itself to provide a support system for teacher candidates for two years. Teacher candidates will receive 100% support until he/she passes all tests to be fully certified in the State of Texas.