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Certification Programs

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SBEC Certification Programs

The Cohort of Leadership Associates (CoLA) is a 15-month, field-based, performance-oriented program designed to prepare associates to become effective school administrators.
The Teacher Orientation and Preparation Program (TOPP) offers recruiting, screening, training, placement assistance, Texas teacher certification, and support services.
The Texas Superintendents’ Certification Institute (TSCI) is a high-quality, comprehensive certification program designed exclusively to prepare aspiring educational leaders for the superintendency through non-traditional means.

Other Certification Programs

The training program covers specific school bus safety education training in accordance with the DPS Program Guide For School Bus Driver Training in Texas.
Institute of Developmental Coaching 
In partnership with the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), ESC-20 offers Master Certified Coach and Educational Leadership Coach certifications.
The Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraiser Certification training offered at ESC-20 is a three-day face-to-face training for current and aspiring administrators. Attendance is required for all three days in order to obtain access to the online certification test.