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October 12, 2012

Blinn hosts alternative teaching certification info sessions

TEACH program quickly trains graduates for career in education

Blinn College will host sessions in Brenham and Bryan next week to answer questions from potential program applicants interested in alternative teacher certification.

The TEACH (Teacher Education Alternative Certification Host) program is a cooperative effort between Blinn and the school districts in its service area to provide quality, affordable alternative teacher certification to assist in meeting area school districts’ personnel needs.

The program provides training for persons who already hold a bachelor’s degree and offers certifications in mathematics, science, Spanish, French, special education, generalist, bilingual generalist, English language arts, reading and social studies and English as a second language generalist. Participants will be certified to teach in Texas after they successfully complete the program.

Free info sessions will be held:
Oct. 17
6 p.m – 8 p.m.
Bryan campus
Bldg. E Student Center (E-121; map)

Oct. 23
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Brenham campus
Student Center (Rooms 2 & 3; map)

Interviews will be held on the Brenham campus Nov. 16 and applications are still being accepted.
Additional information about the program and the question-and-answer sessions is available at: www.blinn.edu/blinnteach or by calling 979-830-4424.