Excellence In Teaching

About EIT

EIT Program

EIT® is a privately-owned alternative educator preparation program that is accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and operates under the Texas Administrative Code. EIT® Program Directors are committed to providing comprehensive and accelerated teacher training and support services for professionals seeking Texas teacher certification through an alternate route. These premium services are available to those who have earned a bachelor’s degree and have decided to join the exciting and satisfying teaching profession. Come visit us at the EIT® Program Office and begin your journey to becoming a successful, highly-qualified teacher.

The following Programs of Study are Currently Offered for these Certification Areas:

Core Subjects EC-6

Bilingual Endorsement

Core Subjects 4-8

ESL Endorsement

English Language Arts & Reading 7-12

Mathematics 7-12

Science 7-12


A State-Accredited Alternative Educator Preparation Program

Excellence In Teaching® (EIT®) is fully authorized to offer various certification areas.

Specific coursework taken in the EIT® Program will vary depending on type of certification sought.

EIT Directors

Verónica Galván, Ed. D.

Dr. Galván is EIT® Director of Elementary Certification and will be teaching coursework full-time. Dr. Galván earned her Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston. She studied two areas of interest: Early Childhood and Teacher Education/Preparation. She also holds two Master Degrees:  Early Childhood and Bilingual/ESL through the University of Texas system. She was a Texas public and private school teacher for many years and holds numerous Texas certifications. She has also taught at the university level. Dr. Galván has published research in prestigious scholarly journals, such as The Reading Teacher, addressing English-language learners, mathematical language, cooperative learning, dual language, bilingual children’s literacy development and service learning. She has also presented her various research findings at many state, national, and international organizational meetings such as AERA, ASCD, IRA, NCTM, and NCSM. Dr. Galván has served as contributing author for Pearson Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley mathematics textbooks in English and Spanish. She is the author of the Early Childhood Mathematics Profile©(ECMP©), a mathematics observational checklist for teachers. Her passion is early childhood and elementary children and teachers.

Mr. Luis Eduardo González

Mr. Gonzalez is EIT® Director of Operations. Mr. Gonzalez has served as Director for TexEd Prep® for the past two years. Under his leadership, TexEd Prep® has provided effective, successful tutoring services for individuals seeking help to pass exams such as the THEA and educators seeking to successfully pass the many different TExES certification exams. Mr. Gonzalez also collaborates with school district administrators and TexEd Prep® consultants to plan and organize research-based professional development sessions for educators throughout Texas. His background in business combined with his passion for the education profession serve as the pillars to his commitment to provide teacher candidates selected into the EIT® Program with exceptional, quality customer service.