Blinn to Host Alternative Teaching Certification Info Sessions

By: Blinn College Press Release Email
By: Blinn College Press Release Email

For more information, visit: or contact Program Director Theresa Wahrmund at 979-830-4429 or

BRENHAM, WASHINGTON COUNTY Blinn College will host sessions in Brenham and Bryan to answer questions from potential program applicants interested in alternative teacher certification.

The TEACH (Teacher Education Alternative Certification Host) program is a cooperative effort between Blinn and the school districts in its service area to provide quality, affordable alternative teacher certification to assist in meeting area school districts’ personnel needs.

The program provides professional training for persons who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a solid foundation in their chosen teaching areas. Two semesters of training and one full year of teaching are required for certification, and upon successful completion of the program, participants will be certified to teach in the State of Texas.

Free info sessions will be held:
Oct. 15
6 – 8 p.m.
Bryan campus
Bldg. E Student Center (E-120; map)

Oct. 17
6 – 8 p.m.
Brenham campus
Student Center (Conference Room; map)

Applicants should bring a copy of their college transcripts.

The program offers the following certificates: Mathematics (Grades 7-12), Science (Grades 7-12), Life Science (Grades 7-12), Composite Science (Grades 7-12), Spanish (Grades 6-12), French (Grades 6-12), Special Education (Grades EC-12), Bilingual Generalist (Grades EC-4 and 4-8), English as a Second Language Generalist (Grades EC-6) and English/Language Arts/Reading/Social Studies (Grades 4-8).

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