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// TEACHER CERTIFICATION
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Get Certified...

To work as a teacher in Texas, you will need to get certified. The route you will take to certification can vary depending on your education and prior experience.

Whether you are looking into a teaching career for the first time or are an experienced teacher from another state, this information will help you get started on the path toward teaching in Texas.

See the links below for specific information from the State Board for Educator Certification:

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Local Universities
 Campus:  Phone:  Location:
 Lubbock Christian University  806-796-8800  Lubbock
 Texas Tech University  806-742-1998, ext. 439, or 806-785-9285  Lubbock
 Wayland Baptist University   806-296-4730  Plainview
 West Texas A&M University  806-651-2909  Canyon

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