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Educator Certification

News and Information

Once you have completed all requirements for a certification, you must apply online though TEA.  Use the link on the left for specific instructions on how to apply. 

TEA Login  (TEAL)

TEAL is the new TEA Login.  You will use this login to view your current certificate and apply for new certificates. 

If you area a new user, please follow the instructions found at to set up your TEAL account for the first time.

If you are having an issue accessing your account, please go to the TEA Help Desk at and click "Submit a Request".

New TExES Test Information:

Beginning September 1, 2015 candidates will be limited to four attempts to retake any educator certification examination. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is implementing this change to Texas Education Code §21.048 in response to HB 2205, 84th Texas Legislature, 2015. The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) may prescribe rules in the Texas Administrative Code to administer these changes. More information will be shared as rules are adopted.

The following link provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding this change to statute.