ACT San Antonio
An accelerated, alternative teacher preparation program for highly qualified
individuals seeking a successful career as a teacher in the State of Texas.

Application Process

So, you are thinking about making the change to the teaching profession, but still not sure what to do first?

This visual of all the program components may help give you a better overview:
Steps to Teaching

Still have Questions?

Our most commonly asked questions and answers are posted here: FAQ

Ready to make an appointment?

Download the application here: Application

Call the office today and make your appointment for the Application Process, or schedule your appointment online.

During this appointment, here is what you will need to do:

  • Bring a completed application to ACT
  • Bring ALL your university transcripts
  • View a short informational video that explains the program
  • Take the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (about 45 - 60 minutes)
  • Visit with a Program Coordinator to review application documents, teaching areas, and your score on the CT Appraisal

THEN...if everything checks out - you will be an approved applicant in our program and asked to pay your application fee. We will guide you through the next steps at that time and soon you will be on your way to becoming a certified teacher in Texas!

At ACT San Antonio, we are truly dedicated to making the application for alternative teacher certification as seamless as possible. Our staff has been there before! Everyone in our office is a certified teacher, administrator, or has been an instructional assistant or substitute teacher. We understand that your time is valuable, and we want to make the process to becoming a certified teacher in San Antonio as easy for you as it can be. ACT San Antonio is here for you through every step of the way-that is one big difference between us and our competitors. Our one on one process begins with the application, and carries through each class, test, student teaching, and even through the hiring process. Our commitment goes above and beyond to help you not only become a certified teacher in San Antonio, but to obtain a teaching position in the fields you are interested in. Contact us today to schedule your appointment, or download the application now.