TechTeach Program through Texas Tech University

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For more information, contact:

Kellye Starnes

TTU 2+1 Coordinator


Have you earned an Associate's Degree or are you currently in the SHS Dual-Credit Program?

Complete you Bachelor's Degree, student teaching & teaching certification in 13 months and receive up to $20,000 in reimbursement!

The TechTeachAcrossRuralTexas program is offered to students who hold an Associate's of Arts in Teaching degree. The teacher candidates who enroll in the one year teacher preparation program engage in an intense clinical experience in partnership with Snyder ISD. The teacher candidates receive classroom coaching from skilled, experienced site coordinators and mentor teachers. They immediately apply principles and strategies from online coursework in their field placement classrooms while completing a Bachelor of Science degree and a teacher certification in one calendar year.

Program Highlights

  • Associate's Degree in the Art of Teaching required to begin (

    Snyder ISD Dual-Credit Students qualify too!)

  • Candidates complete their student teaching while at Snyder ISD

  • Complete all of your upper-level course work through Texas Tech online and at Snyder ISD during days, nights, and weekends

  • Candidates offered employment and benefits after successful completion of program

  • Bachelor's Degree & Standard Teaching Certificate upon completion

  • Up to $20,000 program cost reimbursement provided by Snyder ISD