According to TAC RULE §228.35, you must complete the following prior to obtaining a teaching position:
- 30 FBE Observation (forms will be provided upon enrollment)
- 15 hours of Interaction
- 15 hours of Observation
- 150 Coursework(documents will be provided upon enrollment)
Late Hire Provision:
Definition of a Late Hire
RULE §228.2(23) Late hire–An individual who has not been accepted into an educator preparation program before the 45th day before the first day of instruction and who is hired for a teaching assignment by a school after the 45th day before the first day of instruction or after the school’s academic year has begun.
180 Coursework for Late Hire:
RULE §228.35(d) Late hire provisions. A late hire for a school district teaching position may begin employment under an intern or probationary certificate before completing the pre-internship requirements of subsection (b) of this section but shall complete these requirements within 90 school days of assignment.