Welcome to ACT Houston Welcome to ACT Houston's website where you can easily access all three locations: Houston, Dallas, and Austin. We provide teacher certification for ALL grade levels and ALL content areas. We offer two routes: Clinical Teaching ( Student Teaching! ) 14-week Practicum OR 2-semester Internship! Our locations in Houston, Dallas, and Austin offer an accelerated route to teacher certification that is coordinated by experienced classroom teachers and administrators. Classes are taught by master teachers with small class sizes and face-to-face instruction -- all designed to provide the best research-based materials and environment for reaching your goal of becoming a certified teacher.