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Texas State University

Certificate Program

The purpose of the C3: Culture, Community, Communication professional development certificate is to provide pre-service teachers with additional opportunities to acquire transferable skills that will supplement what is learned in the classroom. 

Certificate Details

Project Maestros provides an array of professional development seminars for pre-service teachers through the C3: Culture, Community, Communication professional development certificate. Students who complete a minimum of eight seminars are eligible to receive the C3 certificate.  Students who complete the program will receive an official certificate and the award can be transcribed for sharing with potential employers.

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Student Experience

"Project Maestros’s seminars gave me tools to succeed beyond just the classroom. I have a better image of what being a teacher is and what it means to me. Teaching is overcoming obstacles, celebrating successes, and so much more special than I realized."
-Augusta Pearce, Life Science Certification
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Learning Opportunities

Seminar topics include cultural fluency, mental health, employment preparation, community-building, communication, and more! Seminars are provided in collaboration with Texas State faculty and staff, local school districts, and non-profit organizations with specialized expertise.