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Frequently Questions about WECS

Worldwide Education Consultant Services, Inc. (WECS, Inc.) specializes in providing fast and accurate credential evaluations and transcript analysis from foreign countries.  WECS, Inc. complies with current guidelines and ensures that foreign credentials are easily understood and recognized by academic institutions and employers. More importantly, the evaluation is proof of verification of the authenticity of documents presented by the foreign trained professionals.

Our detailed evaluations are recognized by the Texas Education Agency as well as education agencies of various states and by many federal and government agencies, such as U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Service, U.S. Military, Criminal Justice Department, New York Bar Association, Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Texas Workforce Commission and educational institutions and industry.

No Child Left Behind

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) or commonly referred to Nicole B.

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (No Child Left Behind) is a landmark in education reform designed to improve student achievement and change the culture of America’s schools. President George W. Bush describes this law as the “cornerstone of my administration.” Clearly, our children are our future, and, as President Bush has expressed, “Too many of our neediest children are being left behind.”

With passage of No Child Left Behind, Congress reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)–the principal federal law affecting education from kindergarten through high school. In amending ESEA, the new law represents a sweeping overhaul of federal efforts to support elementary and secondary education in the United States. It is built on four common-sense pillars: accountability for results; an emphasis on doing what works based on scientific research; expanded parental options; and expanded local control and flexibility.

Source: US Department of Education : for more detail information please visit ed.gov

What is the TEXAS ACP?

The State Board for Educator Certification approved, TEXAS Alternative Certification Program, is an intensive one year educator preparation program designed to identify, select, train and certify top quality teacher-candidates through a series of workshops, seminars, field activities, and an internship.

Alternative certification programs evolved out of a perceived need to not only address teacher shortages, but also to improve the quality of teaching.  The increasing need for teachers due to student population increases, teacher resignations and retirements, concern for the quality of teaching, and the inability of educational institutions to keep up with the demand for highly qualified teachers across the State of Texas and the nation, has led to the development of Alternative Education Programs.

Historically, university teacher education programs have been the primary source of teachers for school districts.  Their teacher preparation programs are approved by the State.  The TEXAS ACP is not a university program.  However, like university certification programs, it is state approved.  Our institution is not accredited by the Texas Higher Coordinating Board, because we don’t have to be.  We do not have to be accredited as an institution because we offer individuals the opportunity to become  Texas certified teachers and do not confer individuals with degrees.

List of Alternative Certification Programs: (Click Below to visit their site)

Alternative South Texas Educator Program
Texas Alternative Certification Program website.
Texas alternative Center for Teachers (TACT)

Documents needed

Submit word-for-word certified English translations of all foreign language transcripts.

We can translate Spanish transcripts for an additional fee of $50.

We will need the following sent to us if you will be mailing your transcripts:

A certified copy of your transcripts/marksheets/kardex and diploma/titulo.
A certified copy of any papers showing proof of degree if completed.
Completed application or a letter giving us permission to do an evaluation of your transcripts.
Personal information via letter, e-mail, phone call, fax, or through our printable application. Appropriate fees

* Full name
* Date of birth
* Address
* Phone number

*** Faxed transcripts will not be considered for evaluation. ***

*** If you will be mailing your papers to us please look at delivery information on our web site.***