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Information Session for Educational Diagnosticians

2019 May 8
by HISD Communications

HISD’s Alternative Certification Program (ACP) will host an information session for teachers interested in becoming an educational diagnostician at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 at Hattie Mae White, Room 1ED34 (4400 West 18th St., 77092).

Come learn about ACP’s two-year Educational Diagnostician Alternative Certification Program and how it will prepare diagnostician candidates to support students with disabilities across the district.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Current full-time HISD employee
  • Valid teacher certificate
  • At least three years of teacher experience
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0, preferable in a field related to education

The program is currently accepting applications. If you are interested, click here to apply.


Program FeesFeesDescription
Deposit$785A non-refundable deposit is
due upon acceptance in the program
Program Cost$5,465Cost is deducted in 40 installments from
your district paycheck

Additional Costs:

  • TEA Technology fee: $35.00 (non-refundable)
  • TExES Education Diagnostician Test: 131.42
  • Textbook Cost

Intake Requirements:

  • Complete the application
  • Essay question response
  • Official graduate school transcript indicating conferred degree date
  • Resume
  • Two current professional teacher appraisals (within the last two years) indicating an effective rating
  • Service Record

If you have any questions or want to learn more about the program, contact Conya Barreras at or

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