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Technology Applications EC-12 Certificate

Gain and Apply Critical Digital Knowledge and Skills in the Classroom

This state technology certificate has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is available to students who already hold a Texas teaching certificate. When you acquire a Technology Applications for EC-12 Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll become equipped to help your students achieve technology literacy by integrating technology into the curriculum. 

Enhance Education through Technology

With 12 semester hours of coursework that prepares you to create digital resources and teach advanced technological applications, you’ll be able to teach students the essential technological skills they’ll need to achieve their full potential as they continue their education and transition to the workforce. Upon completion of the coursework, you’ll be ready to take the state administered Technology Applications EC-12 Texas Examinations of Educator Standards test, which is required to teach technology application courses to students in grades EC-12. 
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Admission Requirements

UHCL’s College of Education would love to have you join us. Find out today what it takes to apply.

Degree Requirements

Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.

Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2020
    New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
    Former UHCL Students - January 21
  • Summer 2020
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Former UHCL Students - May 25
  • Fall 2020
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Former UHCL Students - August 10
  • Spring 2021
    New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
    Former UHCL Students - January 19

Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.

Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.

Technology Applications EC-12 Certificate Faculty

Caroline Crawford
 Caroline Crawford

Caroline Crawford

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3587
Email: crawford@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.13

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Michelle Giles
Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles

Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Email: giles@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building 3203.04

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Kathryn Ley
Kathryn Ley

Kathryn Ley

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3585
Email: ley@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.02

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Jana Willis
Jana Willis

Jana Willis

Department Chair of Literacy, Library and Learning Technologies and Professor of Instructional Design and Technology ,

Contact number: 281-283-3568
Email: willis@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3203.1

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