Who is required to have a TEA ID?
You must register with the TEA if you meet one of the following criteria:
You are fulfilling the program requirements of an SBEC-approved Texas Educator Preparation Program (EPP).
You are fully certified as an educator by a state other than Texas or a country other than the United States and you are seeking a Texas standard educator certificate after a review of your credentials by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
You hold a valid Texas standard, lifetime or one-year teacher certificate and you are seeking an additional classroom teaching certificate.
You are seeking to obtain a temporary teacher certificate after a review of your transcript(s) by the TEA.
register with the TEA
Who is not required to have a TEA ID?
You are seeking to demonstrate content mastery as a charter school teacher.
You are seeking admission to an EPP by taking a content test.
pre-admission content tests (PACT)
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