TExES and Certification Office

Certification Information

Lamar University and the faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are committed to ensuring student success in meeting all requirements for receiving teaching certification in the State of Texas.

Lamar University reserves the right to modify degree requirements and teaching certificate requirements in keeping with legislative acts and rules established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and State Board for Educator Certification or Lamar University that may mandate additional requirements for students, even though certification plans or deficiency plans may need updating periodically to comply with new requirements.

Adherence to all policies and procedures is the responsibility of the student.


Visit Our Office

TExES and Certification Office
Education Bldg., Suite 201
Office of Professional Services
M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Out for lunch 12-1)

Dimples Jones, M.Ed.
Director, Certification and Testing
Phone: (409) 880-2125
Fax: (409) 880-1804
Office 201-B

Debra Hayes, M.Ed.
Graduate Certification Officer
Phone: (409) 880-2320
Fax: (409) 880-1804
Office 201-C
Amy Brown
Administrative Specialist
Fax: (409) 880-1804
Office 201-D
Carmina Smith
Administrative Specialist
Phone: (409) 880-7774
(409) 880-1804
TExES Office 201-F

The TExES and Certification Office is located on the second floor of the Education building inside the Office of Professional Services suite.

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