LSC-CyFair Education Department

The Alternative Teacher Certification Program

Lone Star College–CyFair has established its Alternative Teacher Certification Program to help alleviate the teacher shortage in the State of Texas. The proposal was approved by SBEC, August 2002.

Certification Areas

Frequently Asked Questions

We are currently certifying in the following areas:

  • Early Childhood - 6th Grade:
    Generalist, Bilingual Education Supplement-Spanish
  • Early Childhood - 12th Grade:
    Art, Health, Physical Education, Special Education, Music, Theatre Arts
  • Grades 4 - 8:
    Bilingual Generalist-Spanish, ELAR, ELAR/SS, ESL Generalist, Generalist, Mathematics, Math/Science, Science, Social Studies
  • Grades 6 - 12:
    Latin, Spanish, French
  • Grades 8 - 12:
    ELAR, Life Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics/Math, Social Studies, Science, Speech, History
  • Supplements:
    ESOL Supplement, Special Education Supplement

Faculty and Staff

Anna Schmidt
Dean
281.290.3986
Office: CASA 114D

Dr. Hilary Harris
Chair
281.290.3935
Office: CASA 325N

Fay Lee
Lead Faculty
281.290.3406
CASA 325G

Gail Marxhausen
Lead Faculty
832.482.1017
Office: CASA 325S

Shamim Arastu
281.290.3923
CASA 325W

Valerie Jefferson
281.290.3563
CASA 325M

Stephanie Jones
281.290.3299
CASA 225N

Alternative Teacher Certification Department

Phone: 281.290.3957
Fax: 281.290.5932
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. M-F (closed on Fridays during the summer)
Office: CASA 116

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