Online Application for
Teacher Certification in Texas

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SDR Educational Consultants has set this page up for international applicants seeking alternative teacher certification from the Texas Education Agency who need an Evaluation of their educational documents. The application process for an Evaluation is simple:

The application process for an Evaluation is simple:

  1. Begin the application by validating the Google Security settings on this page.
  2. Provide your basic contact information, education history and select the services you would like.
  3. Print the completed application (or just record your application file code) and submit it to SDR along with your original or official copies of your educational documents and payment.
  4. Once you complete and submit the online application, you will receive an e-mail from SDR requesting your signature on important documents which are required to complete your application for service.  Please sign and e-mail back the forms as soon as possible to avoid any delays with the processing of your request.  SDR will not release an evaluation report until the signed forms are on file.
  5. PLEASE NOTE: per TEA rules, you must also provide the following as part of your application:

    a) Make sure official transcripts are sent directly from your university to to be accepted; OR sent via postal mail to SDR's office address in Houston.

    b) The TEA requires that you submit the following information: copy of a valid teacher certificate/registration/license in your country, providing proof of grade levels you are licensed to teach, and valid dates of your teacher certification/license.

If you apply for an evaluation from SDR using the application on this page, SDR will automatically send an emailed copy of your completed evaluation report to your registered e-mail on the application, as well as to your target institution or employer. 

SDR's mailing address is:  2600 N. Gessner, Suite 267, Houston TX, 77080, USA.

For questions or concerns, please email or call SDR Educational Consultants at 1-713-460-3525.

Personal consultations at the SDR office are available 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Walk-Ins are welcome, no appointments are required.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All transactions are final. Please ensure that you have all required documents ready before submitting your online application.

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