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State Board of Educator Certification

UT-UCS follows both Texas Administrative Code Assignment Rules and Federal No Child Left Behind Highly Qualified requirements when hiring and placing teachers. UT-UCS teachers are expected to have Special Education certification in addition to content area certification. English as a Second Language certification is preferred. While UT-UCS does hire participants of Alternative Certification programs, teachers with standard certification and successful classroom experience are preferred.