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Becoming an Educational Aide in Texas

 

You must first be employed by a school district before being eligible to apply for an Educational Aide certificate. Contact your employing school district for application instructions.

Educational Aide I requirements

  • must be a high school graduate or hold a General Educational Development (GED) certificate
  • have experience working with students or parents as approved by the employing superintendent
    • Experience may be work in church related schools, day camps, youth groups, private schools, licensed day-care centers, or similar experience.

Educational Aide II requirements

  • must be a high school graduate or hold a General Educational Development (GED) certificate
  • have satisfied one of the following requirements
    • have two creditable years of experience as an Educational Aide I; or
    • have a minimum of 15 semester hours of college credit with some emphasis on child growth and development or related subject areas; or
    • have demonstrated proficiency in a specialized skill area as determined by the local school district; and
  • have experience working with students or parents as approved by the employing superintendent

Education Aide III requirements

  • must be a high school graduate or hold a General Educational Development (GED) certificate;
  • have satisfied one of the following requirements:
    • have three creditable years of experience as either an Educational Aide I or II; or
    • have 30 semester hours of college credit with some emphasis on child growth and development or related subject areas; and
  • have experience working with students or parents as approved by the employing superintendent

Page last modified on 9/4/2014 09:50:53 AM.