• Coronavirus Update: Odessa Pathway to Teaching is continuing to accept applications, though decisions around the program timeline and structure are currently uncertain. If you are interested in being considered for any upcoming cohorts, we encourage you to submit an application at this time and we will share important updates as we have them. We appreciate your patience, flexibility, and ongoing commitment to Ector County students.


    The Odessa Pathway to Teaching Summer 2020 application is now closed. If you would like to receive program updates and notifications regarding the timeline for our next cohort, please complete our interest form linked below.


Odessa Pathway to Teaching

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    Odessa Pathway to Teaching is Ector County ISD’s teacher training and certification program. It’s a district-led program centered around hands-on, in-person training with experienced ECISD educators. Successful apprentices will make a two-year commitment to teaching in Ector County.


  • About Us

  • About You


What You Get

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    Innovative Training 
    that prepares you to create and deliver engaging lesson




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    Personalized Coaching & Support
    to help you hone
    your teaching skills



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    Real Teaching Experience
    in an Ector County ISD classroom




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    A Rewarding Career
    with a starting salary of $52,000