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Higher Education
College of the Mainland
News Release
Monday, January 16, 2012

COM TEACHER EDUCATION INFORMATION MEETING TO BE HELD ON JAN. 23

TEXAS CITY – Have you ever considered becoming a teacher but were concerned about a lengthy certification process?

The College of the Mainland’s COMPACT is a one-year alternative teacher certification program for individuals with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

The COMPACT program will host an information meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23 at the COMPACT Office, Appomattox Square, 1501 Amburn Road Suite No. 4. Texas City.

Students enrolled in the program take six to seven months of accelerated courses, followed by 12 weeks of clinical teaching in a Galveston County independent school districts, charter schools and accredited private schools.

On successful completion of the clinical work, they’ll be recommended for state certification.
COMPACT is accredited by the Texas Education Agency, and it operates in compliance with the Texas Administrative Code rules specific to teacher training, as well as federal legislation, “No Child Left Behind.”

A detailed schedule of the program will be discussed at the information meeting.

For more information on the event, contact Jennifer Williams at 409-933-8610 or
jwilliams@com.edu.

College of the Mainland offers a wide range of classes, from nationally accredited associate degrees and certifications to skills, hobbies and trades. COM has an excellent professor-to-student ratio that helps instructors connect with their classes. We’re the launch pad for success stories throughout the Mainland.




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