Application Process

All Region Cohort

We are pleased that you have made the decision to apply to the School Counselor Certification (SCC) program.

Application Session opens May 1, 2018
Application Session closes July 31, 2018


Application Process:

Step 1:

  • Complete the Region 13 Online Application (pay $100 fee)
  • Submit Service Record showing a minimum of three (3) years teaching experience.
  • Submit official transcripts showing Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree. (Sealed and unopened from the university)
  • Submit last three (3) Evaluation/Appraisal documents (Summative PDAS and/or T-TESS).
  • Submit a copy of your current Texas teaching certificate.
  • Submit Three (3) professional recommendations (one from current supervisor).  All recommendations must be e-mailed to Mary Retzloff at

    Recommendation forms can be downloaded here.

Please send all documents to:

Mary Retzloff

Program Assistant, SCC Certification Program
Region 13 Education Service Center
5701 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78723

Please remember, your application will not be processed until we have received all of the above listed items and your fee has been paid.

Step 2:  August 9 and 10, 2018

  • Interviews scheduled with Region 13 for Qualified Applicants.

Step 3:  August 13, 2018

  • All applicants notified about admission status by email.


Please Do Not begin the application if you do not have the following information at this time:

  • Social Security Number or Resident Alien number (this will serve as your application reference number).
  • Your Valid Texas Teaching Certificate
  • Education history including institutions attended, dates, and grade point average
  • Employment history (beginning with most recent), including supervisor's name and current contact information, and dates of employment.
  • Visa, Master Card, or check routing information for $100 application fee.

If you are ready to begin, click on the button below to create a new account login and start the online application.

Start Online Application

Once you have submitted your application, you can check on the status of your application and documents received in the Registrar's office by returning to the main menu in the application and clicking on the View App Status link.