How Can I Become a Teacher?

There are many paths to becoming a great teacherYour path will depend on lots of factors including your background – both educational and otherwise, your location – you’ll need a state-specific teaching credential and your desire – how motivated are you to become a great teacher?

On the path to becoming a great teacher there are tests, in-classroom teaching requirements, applications to fill out, background checks and more. Becoming a great teacher is not easy but it is well worth the effort and is here to help you every step along the way.

Find out more about the specific steps involved in becoming a teacher by navigating through the links below:

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