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Certification Office

The COE Certification office handles all certification matters for undergraduate or post baccalaureate seeking initial educator certification and professional educator certifications.

The certification office handles the following:

  • Educator testing- approvals for all educator candidates ( TExES exams)
  • Recommendations to TEA for initial educator  and professional educator certificates
  • Prepares certification plans and processes petitions (PB/GR students only)
  • Processes all probationary certification recommendations (PB/GR students only)
  • Program transfers
  • Out-of-state verifications
Please direct all certification policies and regulation questions to