Effective Teacher Fellowship (ETF), HISD’s Alternative Certification Program (ACP) for novice teachers, is dedicated to recruiting individuals from non-educational backgrounds and careers who are passionate about students and teaching and learning. More importantly, we seek to recruit value and results-oriented teachers committed to impacting change in our district.
Distinct Supports and Services
Robust instructional support and coaching
Value-driven curriculum aligned to the Instructional Practice Rubric, district initiatives, and certification exams
Strong campus partnerships
Behavior Specialist who provides deep classroom management and culture support
On-staff recruiter who helps facilitate job placement