One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200

Teacher Education & Certification Office

Certification Notice

Services provided through this office:

Admission to Teacher Education

To be certified to teach in Texas, students at the University of Texas at Brownsville must first apply and be admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program. The Office of Teacher Education & Certification Office will collect information required for admittance. Apply now

Testing for Certification

Our office will assist all students in the teacher preparation or professional certification programs in registering for the appropriate certification exams. The contact for requesting TExES exam approval is Coral de la Cruz.

Certification through TEA/SBEC

Our office must recommend students seeking any certificate through the state after they apply to the state. Information regarding how to apply is located here. The certification officer for the University of Texas at Brownsville is Zelma Mata, Ph.D.

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Zelma Mata, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean/Certification Officer
MAIN 2.210
Phone:(956) 882-8291Fax: (956) 882-5705
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