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Supply and Demand

East Texas Baptist University provides education certifications in the state of Texas.

If you are desiring an education certification outside the state of Texas, directly contacting the state department or entity responsible for state certification or licensure will ensure the most accurate, up-to-date information.

It is important to be aware of the current information regarding the teacher shortage areas at both the state and national levels. Please use the links below to learn more about the effects of supply and demand on the educator workforce in Texas.

Educator Reports and Data

https://tea.texas.gov/reports-and-data/educator-data/educator-reports-and-data

Teacher Shortage Areas for 2021-2022 (also includes Loan forgiveness for Teachers)

https://tea.texas.gov/texas-educators/educator-initiatives-and-performance/student-loan-forgiveness-for-teachers

Resources: Teacher Shortages in the United States

https://learningpolicyinstitute.org/news/resources-teacher-shortages-united-states