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Visit The ECAP Booth at the Mesquite ISD Teacher Job Fair

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Micah Fikes
Micah Fikes on May 5, 2017

ECAP (Education Career Alternatives Program), an alternative teacher certification program is honored to announce that it will be an exhibitor at the Mesquite ISD Teacher job fair on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Mesquite, Texas.


The Mesquite ISD Teacher Job Fair


The Mesquite Independent School District is a school district in Mesquite, Texas (incorporating most of Mesquite and portions of Balch Springs, Dallas, Garland, and Seagoville, as well as formerly serving all high school students of Sunnyvale.

The district serves approximately 35,000 students. There are five main high schools, three of which are AAAAAA (or 6A, the highest in a system of Texas school size classification). 

mesquite isd teacher job fairThe district currently has 300 teacher openings for the upcoming school year

This year’s event will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at:


Mesquite Convention and Expo Center 

1818 Rodeo Drive

Mesquite, TX 75149


Pre-registration for the job fair is required. You must be registered to attend as your registration provides individual schools with important information for planning in preparation of materials for the event. 

Preference will be given to applicants who complete the Pre-Registration Requirements prior to the event. 

You can register for the event by clicking on visiting the Mesquite IDS website. Click Here register – Mesquite ISD Teacher Job Fair REGISTRATION LINK.

The Job Fair Registration Deadline is Friday, May 5, 2017.

To prepare for possible interviews, please read our recent blog post 5 Tips To Land Your First Job As A Texas Teacher.


About ECAP


ECAP is the leading alternative teacher certification program in Texas. ECAP´s legacy is well known throughout the state. ECAP has the distinction of being the first privately owned teacher certification program in Texas.

ECAP director, Sharon Fikes founded the company in 2001, after an 11-year stint as the director of Alternative Certification at the Education Service Center, Region XI.

At ESC Region XI, Sharon opened one of the first state-based alternative certification programs in Texas. She literally wrote the book on Alternative Teacher Certification, and her knowledge and wisdom guide our operating principles.

ECAP has been training new teachers and guiding them through the teacher certification process since our founding. As a result of our experience and highly qualified trainers, we have a teacher training program that is highly preferred by the school districts we serve and a depth of knowledge of the teacher certification process that is unprecedented.

Our professional staff come from the classroom and school administration. They've been in your shoes and know what lies ahead as you prepare for your own classroom. We demonstrate an extensive education in pedagogy and teaching strategy and go beyond the minimums to get you certified.

Our program ensures your success in the classroom.


Visit the ECAP Booth


If you are not a certified teacher or will not be certified upon graduation from college, you need to be part of an alternative certification program or be associated with a post-baccalaureate certification program.

The Mesquite IDS recommends that you visit with an alternative certification program at the job fair. We offer a flexible program designed to get you placed and have you become a productive and effective teacher.

Learn how ECAP can help you find the right job to fit your personality and skillset.

Visit our booth and learn about what it takes to earn your certification in Texas. 

For more information on the Mesquite ISD Teacher Job Fair CLICK HERE to visit their website.


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Topics: Texas Teacher News

Written by Micah Fikes

Micah is the Director of Curriculum & Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in British Literature, from the University of North Texas and a Master of Arts in Teaching, from Louisiana College. In his previous career, Micah served for 14 years as a banker and bank manager. For the majority of this period, Micah managed the Downtown Fort Worth location of Frost Bank. In 2005, Micah finally surrendered to his true calling to be an educator. After a brief, but fulfilling term teaching high school English at Flower Mound High School in Lewisville ISD, Micah went to work for the family business, training teachers.

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