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Online Teacher Certification in Three Simple Steps

We understand that you are busy, and traditional education can be expensive, so iteach created an alternative teaching certification program that allows you to complete your coursework on your own schedule at an affordable price. Our accredited program has certified over 17,000 teachers and prepared them for the classroom. You could be next!


You can get started today by completing an online application in as little as 10 minutes. It’s free to apply and once you are accepted, it’s just $99 to enroll!

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 Start your training and be qualified to teach in as few as six weeks. Continue your coursework while teaching with full pay on a probationary license.


Imagine a rewarding career as a teacher impacting the lives of your students! iteach is trusted and respected by school districts and prepares you to be confident in the classroom.

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Online Teacher Certification Guide

At iteach, our goal is to make teacher certification as simple as possible for you. There are a number of steps that you have to take in order to get your certification, but with this guide, we simplify the process. Enter your name and email to get the guide immediately.

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What People Are Saying…

Libby, a high school teacher from Texas, talks with ABC News about how iteach gave her the chance to transition from a career in performing arts to achieving her dream of teaching dance.

“If I had decided to go back to a college for education, it would have taken me years to finish with multiple student loans, and thousands of dollars. iteach was an affordable way to get into the classroom. I love being a teacher. If anyone has ever considered being a teacher, this is a great opportunity for them.”

Where Are You On Your Journey?

I’m Just Getting Started

I’m still researching options for teacher certification, and I need to know where to begin.

I’m Ready to Apply to iteach

I have a bachelor’s degree. I’ve done my research. I’m ready to start with iteach.

I’m Ready to Get Hired

I’m enrolled, I’ve completed my necessary exams, and I’m currently looking for a job.

I’m Considering a Master’s

I’m exploring my options when it comes to applying for a Master’s of Education program.

What is required for teacher certification?

It’s a good idea to begin your overview course now, while you investigate teaching and prepare your application. When you are ready to apply, email your official transcripts to and complete TEPC 5000.

We will notify you of your acceptance into the program within three days. Your next step will be to enroll in the instructional courses. Be sure to read the full breakdown of the teacher certification process in the tabs shown here. 

Start the Teacher Certification Process

Begin working on our “Professional Learning and the Path to Certification,” TEPC 5000, course while you assemble your application. This is the first step in the teacher certification process.

Anyone can complete our first course, which provides an in-depth overview of teacher certification and includes a host of additional resources for prospective teachers.

Our online courses are designed to prepare anyone to be an excellent teacher. They are self-paced, do not require scheduled class meetings, and you can get started today.

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Which certification area is needed for my teaching subject?

Please refer to the ETS Praxis test overview for your state at: to identify the Praxis II, content test, that you will be required to take and pass for state licensure.

Training with iteach begins immediately when submitting an application and starting the overview course, TEPC 5000.

Once you enroll, complete the following online, competency-based courses at your own pace.

TEPC 5100 – Learning Environments
TEPC 5200 – Learner Development
TEPC 5300 – Planning Instruction and Assessments
TEPC 5400 – Literacy and 21st Century Instruction
TEPC 5500 – Learner Differences and Special Needs
TEPC  5600 – Diverse Populations, English Language Learners and Bilingual

Within the iteach course curriculum, educators will demonstrate the ability to integrate technology effectively into curricula and instruction (TEPC 5300 – Planning for Instruction and Assessment, TEPC 5400 – Literacy, 21st Century Instruction, and Pedagogical Content Knowledge).


You will complete a one-year (two semester) paid residency during which time you are employed full time as a teacher in your content field. In this position, you receive the salary and benefits of a first-year teacher.


You must secure your own internship position through the district application/interview process.

Once hired the Intent to Hire form is submitted to the iteachTENNESSEE office. It is at that time that your Personal Payment Plan will begin.

Additionally, your district will begin the induction/mentoring process with an identified district mentor.

Lower Cost.
More Tools to Succeed.

The program you choose matters to your wallet and to your success in the classroom. With iteach, you get the only CAEP accredited program, plus a rich array of free learning tools through our sister companies. And, if a master’s program is in your future, you can transfer up to 12 credits from your iteach coursework toward a master’s degree from American College of Education.

Our goal is your success in the classroom from Day One.

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