The College of Education Educator Preparation Office (EPO) works collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and district partners to prepare classroom teachers and other education professionals. The EPO supports clinical field experiences, TExES Exam preparation and the educator certification process.
This position serves as the Certification Officer for all initial and advanced educator certification programs for the University of North Texas. This position ensures compliance with all Texas Education Agency rules and statutes as approved by the State Board of Educator Certification as those rules pertain to the certification of UNT candidates (average n=800 candidates) in all initial and advanced programs leading to recommendation for licensure as an educator by the state of Texas.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Prior experience as a certification officer, field experience coordinator, or other role requiring knowledge of the educator certification processes and policies required by the Texas Education Agency and the State Board for Educator Certification.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Salesforce, and EAB Navigate.
Experience interpreting the Texas Administrative Code and/or similar policy documents.