Q. Can I apply and be admitted if I am still attending college?
A. No. The State requires that an individual have earned at least a
bachelor’s degree prior to being admitted into an Educator Preparation
Q. Do I need to take the THEA to be admitted into the Alternative Teacher Certification Program?
A. Yes. Mountain View College’s Alternative Teacher Certification
Program determines the State’s required demonstration of proficiency in
reading, writing, and mathematics through transcript evaluation and the
Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA).
Q. Do I first need a teaching job before enrolling into Mountain View College’s Alternative Teacher Certification Program?
A. No. As a matter of fact, to be considered for employment by a
district an individual must either hold a Standard Certificate or be
enrolled in an SBEC approved alternative certification program.