Program Dates

Elementary, Secondary, SpEd Teacher Certification

The 17-month programs for Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education are now accepting applications.

Final Fall Admission Cycle

Application deadline
November 29, 2022

Interviews
December 7-8, 2022

Acceptance Notification
December 13, 2022

Registration Fee Due
January 4, 2023

January Admission Cycle

Application deadline
January 27, 2023

Interviews
February 2-3, 2023

Acceptance Notification
February 8, 2023

Registration Fee Due
February 24, 2023

Orientation
March 9, 2023

February Admission Cycle

Application deadline
February 24, 2023

Interviews
March 2-3, 2023

Acceptance Notification
March 6, 2023

Registration Fee Due
March 9, 2023

Orientation
March 9, 2023

Program Schedule

Orientation
January 2023

March 2023 (for Jan and Feb admission cycles)

Pre-Service Training
January 2023 – August 2023

Field Experience
February 20 – March 3, 2023

In-Service Training/Internship
September 2023 – June 2024

Recommendation for Standard Certification
June 2024

 Career and Technical Education (CTE) and

Accelerated Secondary (ASEC)

The application for CTE and ASEC Statewide (outside Region 13) opens October 12, 2022. The application for Local ASEC (inside Region 13) opens January 2023. Upon acceptance, applicants will attend the next Orientation date to begin the program. Joining early ensures plenty of time to study for certification exams!

Early Admission Cycles

Application opens
October 12, 2022

Orientation Dates
November 10, 2022 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
December 8, 2022 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
January 12, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
February 9, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
March 2, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
March 23, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
April 13, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
May 4, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
June 8, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST

Last day to apply for early admission
June 6, 2023

Late Admission Cycles

Application opens
June 8, 2023

Orientation Dates
July 11, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
July 27, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST
August 10, 2023 – 4:00-5:00 pm CST

Last day to apply to late admission
August 10, 2023

CTE & ASEC Program Schedule

Pre-Service Training
July 2023 (August 2023 for Late Admission Cycle)

In-Service Training/Internship
September 2023 – June 2024

Recommendation for Standard Certification
June 2024