Texas Tech University

Approval to Teach for International Teaching Assistants (ITAs)

Texas Tech University Operating Policy 64.03 requires that the appointment of all nonnative English-speaking students (regardless of visa/residency status) as teaching assistants be made only after certification of English proficiency and readiness for the classroom.

There are three options evaluation for approval to teach:

  1. The International Teaching Assistant Workshop
  2. ESL 5310 or ESL 5312
  3. Special Interview (for qualified students only)