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Process

1. Apply On-Line: (1 hour)
The on-line application will include personal information, academic history, leadership experience, past work experience and short answer responses. Upload resume and cover letter.

2. In-Person or Virtual Interview: (45 minutes)
During this interview the candidate will be asked questions about his/her personal information, academic history, leadership experience, past job experience and the short answer questions that were provided.

3. 2nd Interview: (45 minutes)
During this interview the candidate will be asked questions about his/her personal information, academic history, leadership experience, past job experience and the short answer questions that were provided.

4. Virtual Lesson: (10 minutes-Lesson)
The candidates will teach a virtual lesson to a selected committee.(Lesson Guidelines will be provided)

5. Placement Interview: (45 minutes)
The Placement Interview will be conducted by the campus leader of the school you may be placed at.

6. Cohort Membership Offer with Designated Campus:
Membership offer and designated campus information will be extended to the selected candidates. Each cohort candidate will be contacted by email and or snail mail with an official formal letter outlining the details of the membership offer.

7. Position Acceptance/Decline:
The candidate will either confirm or decline the membership offer.

8. Book Study and On-Line Lectures:
Cohort members will begin the book study and on-line lectures.

9. Summer Institute 1st day:
Candidates will report to the designated training site on the 1st day of the ATI Summer Institute.

*Dates are subject to change.

Application Process Deadline 1 Deadline 2 Deadline 3 Deadline 4 Deadline 5 Deadline 6
Apply On-line October 7 January 13 March 2 April 10 April 18 May 8
In-Person or Virtual Interview (if invited) October 17-21 January 23-27 March 13-17 April 17-19 April 20-21 May 10
2nd Interview (if invited) October 24-28 January 30-February 3 March 20-24 April 20-24 April 24-25 May 12
Virtual Lesson (if invited) November 1-4 February 6-10 March 27-31 April 25-28 April 26-27 May 15
Placement Interview November 7-11 February 13-17 April 3-7 April 1-2 April 28-May 1 May 16
Cohort Membership Offer with Designated Campus November 21-25 February 27-March 3 April 17-21 May 3-5 May 3-5 May 17-18
Position Acceptance/Decline December 5 March 13 May 1 May 8 May 8 May 19
Begin Book Study and On-Line Lectures TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Summer Institute July 10-21 July 10-21 July 10-21 July 10-21 July 10-21 July 10-21

*Dates are subject to change.

Qualifications

Education and Training Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year accredited college or university at time of assignment
  • Teacher certification is not required
  • In addition to the four-year degree,  at least one of the following must be met for Highly Qualified (HQ) status for middle and high school teachers:
    • Undergraduate major in core academic area of instruction, or 24 credit hours in the core academic area of instruction (12 of which are upper level credit hours)
    • Graduate degree in the core academic area of instruction
    • A Texas teaching certificate in the applicable field of instruction. If a teacher holds a teaching certificate issued from a state other than Texas, he/she must inquire with the Texas State Board of Education (Educator Certification) to see what is necessary in order to be considered “Highly Qualified” in the state of Texas
    • All elementary teachers must have taken and passed one of the following TExES exams depending on the grade level that will be taught: Core Subjects EC-4, Core Subjects EC-6 or Core Subjects 4-8
  • The cohort member must complete the ATI Summer Institute training.