Our Trainers/Instructors

All Downs Educational Training & Consulting, LLC. trainers are licensed to teach by the state of Texas. Many also have certifications or licenses for specific content areas.

Online Professional Development/ Continuing Education

Downs Educational Training & Consulting, an an APPROVED CPE Provider for the Texas Education Agency.

"We Are Here To Support You" 

TExES Test Preparation

  • Practice Tests, Study Guides, CD's
  • Online Test Preparation Courses
  • Group Training Seminars/ Workshops
  • Critical Thinking & Higher Order Thinking Skills Test Prep Training

Online Teacher Certification Courses

Online/ Self-Paced TExES EC-12 Test Prep Course Listings

Course 1000- Vocabulary Building:  Making the Connection with HOTS (prerequisite)

Course 1100- Use of Terminology (Part 1& 2)

Course 1200- Cognitive and Developmental Theory

Course 1300- Critical Thinking and Test Taking Skills

Course 1500- TExES PPR EC-12- Intensive Test Prep Review

Online Teacher Professional Development Courses

Course 1700- Reading Instruction - 20 CPE Hours

Course 1800 - Code of Ethics- 20 CPE Hours

Course 1900- Child Development- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2100- Classroom Management- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2200- Differentiated Instruction- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2300- Classroom Assessment and Diagnosing Learning Needs- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2500- Motivation- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2600- Learning Theories- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2700- Curriculum Development and Lesson Planning- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2800- Pedagogy/ Instructional Strategies- 20 CPE Hours

Course 2900- Certification Test Preparation- 20 CPE Hours


Downs Educational Training & Consulting offers online, self-paced teacher professional development courses that are aligned with the Texas Teaching Standards.

Click on the link for Full Course Listings:

Downs Educational Training & Consulting offers flexible online course offerings to meet any busy schedule.  Our online courses are self-paced and offer multiple opportunities for individuals to guage their understanding of  the information presented.  Upon completion of the online courses, individuals will receive a certificate of completion that can be presented to TEA or their school district.


The Texas Workforce Commission/ Dallas Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas and Surrounding Counties is offering FREE Teacher Certification Training through its WIA Program.  Interested individuals need to contact the Dallas TWC and inquire about requirements to take advantage of this grant funded training.

Upload the flyer below and take it to the Dallas Workforce Solutions Office. Ask for the WIA Officer. 

DETC- Workforce Solutions/ TWC Teacher Certification Training Flyer

Office Hours:  M-F 8 am-6 pm  Business Phone:  214-430-0729