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Certification Areas

  • Core Subjects with STR*
  • Core Subjects with STR*
  • (Math, English, Science, and Social Studies)
  • English Language Arts & Reading with STR*
  • English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies with STR*
  • Math/Science
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Dance
  • Chemistry
  • English Language Arts & Reading
  • History
  • Life Science
  • Math
  • Physical Science
  • Physics/Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Speech
  • Art
  • Health
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Technology Applications
  • Theater Arts
House Bill 3, passed during the 86th Texas Legislature, established the requirement that all teacher candidates who teach students in grades Pre-K-6 demonstrate proficiency in the science of teaching reading on a new, standalone certification exam. The STR exam will be required for the issuance of intern, probationary, and standard certifications for these certification fields beginning January 1, 2021.