Tech Teach

Fast Track Your Teaching Career

When you’re eager to do something, it can be difficult to wait. TechTeach Across Texas lets you advance from an associate to a bachelor’s degree in a single year while earning your teacher certification. The program not only gets you in Austin ISD classrooms faster, it prepares you with a full year of hands-on experience and frequent certification exam practice.

TechTeach at ACC is the result of a partnership between Austin Community College and Texas Tech University. Students who complete the ACC Associate of Arts in Teaching are encouraged to apply.

Specialize in Education Areas

Choose from a variety of specialties: English as a Second Language, Special Education, and/or a variety of core subjects. Additionally, all participants take two focus area courses in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), literacy, STEM, or bilingual education.

Benefits of TechTeach at ACC

  • Stay in Austin and take your upper-level college courses online
  • Begin working in local elementary school classrooms your first semester
  • Finish your Texas Tech bachelor’s degree requirements in one year

Admission Requirements

  • Complete an Associate of Arts in Teaching.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Have 66 transferable credit hours.
  • Have completed two years of foreign language in high school or earned two semesters of foreign language credits in college.