The cost of the Pre-Service Academy is – Rio Grande Valley Area $700 and Corpus Christi Area $800.
The cost of the Internship is – (PAID ONLY ONCE YOU ARE HIRED AS A TEACHER and earning approximately $33k-$45k depending on school district and Region; internship fee is paid over a 10 month period and deducted from your salary or from your checking account via ACH) Rio Grande Valley Area $4000; Corpus Christi $4000.
Additional Costs SBEC / ETS:
For licensing examinations paid to the Educational Testing Service (ETS)
$47.00 Fingerprinting fee to be paid when applying for the Texas Probationary fee.
plus a fee of $10.00 for “fast pass” processing.
$52.00 For a one-year Texas Probationary Certificate, paid to the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).
$77.00 Certification fee upon program completion, paid to the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).