Apprentice Teacher Program

Requirements of an Apprentice Teacher 

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA from DOE accredited university

  • Pass criminal history background check

  • Willingness to enroll in an Alternative Certification Program

How Do I Become an Apprentice Teacher?

  • Visit the Humble ISD employment page on our website 

  • Complete the Humble ISD teacher application and complete Apprentice Teacher section when applying

  • Browse current vacancies and apply for teacher positions of interest 

How Long Do I Have To Become Certified?

School Year 1 (while teaching as an full time apprentice)

  • Enrollment in an ACP program by the end of semester of hire

  • Create a TEAL account if needed

  • Completion of all ACP course modules/hours

  • Completion of Field Observation hours

  • Completion of any program pre-tests (if required)

  • Pass Content Exams

  • Obtain Statement of Eligibility

**Once these requirements are met submit SOE to HR and apply for SBEC intern certificate

School Year 2 

  • Teach a full year on intern certificate

  • Pass PPR Test

  • At conclusion of the year, receive recommendation from ACP to apply for Standard Certification

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Which ACP Program Should I Enroll In?

There are many options to choose from, but most importantly take time to explore and find the one that fits your learning style best. Here are a few of the programs we often see candidates enroll in:

Harris County Department of Education


Inspire- Region 4 Education Service Center




Lone Star College -study/education

Teachers of Tomorrow




Still Have Questions? Email Erica Gruber