Schools and districts are responsible for ensuring that ATC-approved courses are taught by ATC-eligible teachers. Teachers seeking ATC eligibility must successfully complete ATC credential screening and course-specific training. Teachers of ATC-approved courses are expected to hold the same credentials as their community and technical college counterparts who teach equivalent college-level courses as defined by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). They also must successfully complete ATC Program professional development, including a course-specific professional development training for each ATC-approved course they plan to teach.
To offer statewide articulated courses in the ATC Program:
19 TAC Chapter 74 states:
“74.14. Performance Acknowledgments.
(a) A student may earn a performance acknowledgment on the student's diploma and transcript for outstanding performance in a dual credit course by successfully completing: