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Scott Fikes

Scott Fikes
Scott is the Deputy Executive Director and Program Consultant. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Texas Woman's University and a Master of Education from Texas Woman's University. Scott has extensive experience in both the classroom and as an administrator in districts in North Texas.
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Recent Posts

ECAP Fights Back Against Dallas Morning News ‘Wild West’ Article

Posted by Scott Fikes on April 27, 2022

Data collected by the Texas Education Agency paints a much different picture than is portrayed in a recent article written by Emily Donaldson and published by the Dallas Morning News.

Education And Training Needed To Become A Teacher

Posted by Scott Fikes on May 18, 2020

If you’re thinking about switching to a career in education and pursuing your dream of becoming a teacher, you’re likely researching what education and training is required of you. 

Top 5 Things To Know When Applying To A Texas Teachers Program

Posted by Scott Fikes on January 19, 2018

If you are interested in becoming a Texas teacher, there are a lot of important decisions that you must make in order to make your dream a reality. One of the most important decisions is which route to take in order to get your Texas teaching certificate.


Why You Need To Start Now, If You Want To Be A Texas Teacher

Posted by Scott Fikes on December 21, 2017

There are two things you definitely need to do if you want to be a Texas Teacher. First, get started early, because there is a lot to do.  Second, get help, because it can be very confusing.

Every year, new rules for becoming a Texas teacher are adopted by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification and administered by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). These new rules and regulations affect your ...

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