Once your admission documents have been received, it usually takes between 2-3 business days to receive a formal invitation to be accepted into WCACP.
Your acceptance offer to begin WCACP is valid for 30 days.
Graduating seniors that are in their final semester of coursework can begin the alternative certification program on a provisional basis. You will be eligible to begin the coursework and take your content exam while you are finishing the requirements for your degree. The contingency admission will be valid for only the semester for which the contingency admission was granted and may not be extended for another semester.
You can apply to the program if you have a conferred Bachelor’s degree or if you are currently working in the last semester of coursework towards your undergraduate degree.
Since we are not a university the program does not qualify for student loan deferment.
Yes. You will receive the normal salary and benefits of a first year teacher at the district.
WCACP will assist you in locating vacancies by providing valuable resources and contact points to help you find a teaching position. You will go through the normal application and interview process to be considered for open teaching positions. School districts from all over Texas has access to our candidates database and they will be able to view your resume and contact you for interviews.
Yes. You will need a Low GPA Exemption to be accepted into WCACP if your GPA falls below 2.50. To qualify for an exemption, you will need to pass your TExES content exam (i.e., Math 7-12), document one year of experience in a related field on your resume, and submit all your admission paperwork. If granted a Low GPA Exemption, you will be required to pay a $400 start-up cost.