Teacher Preparation Program
The colleges of the DCCCD offers several opportunities for students who choose to be teachers the Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree, an academic program of study leading to a Texas Teacher Certification. The AAT degree provides students with seamless transfer to Texas universities offering bachelor's degrees in education. See Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree.
The ESL Teaching Academy at Eastfield college offers hands-on training delivered by faculty and experienced, practicing professionals in the field of ESL and TESOL. The academy is a weekend-college program throughout the semester, with the summer being the only time when classes are offered in a fast-track mode.