Certification Exam Reimbursement Letter

Certification Exam
Reimbursement Letter
Miya Brevard
Districts may apply for reimbursement of
certification exams taken by students during
the 2013-2014 school year, and the agency will
reimburse the cost of each exam up to $350
per exam under the following conditions:
Exams Eligible for Reimbursement Application
• The student who takes the exam must either have
successfully completed the career and technical education
(CTE) program of a school district or charter school in which
the student receives training and instruction for
employment or have been enrolled in a special education
• The student must have taken and passed the certification
exam to qualify for a license or certificate prior to July 31,
• The certification exam passed by the student must be an
end of program exam included on the 2013 Performance
Effectiveness Report (PER).
• The district must have paid the fee for the examination.
Certification Exam Reimbursement
• The application period opened Monday, May 26, 2014,
at 8:00 a.m. CDT
– TEA will return any application that arrives before that
– The time of submission after Monday, May 26, 2014, at
8:00 a.m. CDT will determine the applicant’s place in line
• The application period ends when appropriately
submitted applications total $500,000
– TEA has $500,000 for reimbursement in the 2013-2014
school year
– TEA will disburse the funds on a first-come first-served
Next Steps…
Appropriate file name format: [district] 2013 CTE
Superintendent-appointed district coordinator
Appropriate subject line: [district] 2013 CTE
The body of the email must contain the
“statement of certification”
• Email the completed application
– Accellion, a secure file transfer protocol
– Emailed verification of the submission within five (5)
working days
Certification Exam
Reimbursement Letter
Miya Brevard, 512.919.5204
[email protected]

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