Teaching is a challenging, rewarding, demanding, exhilarating, and
exhausting. Great teachers are passionate about their subject and have
an extensive knowledge base regarding their subject. Why should you
become a teacher? The biggest reason is to help students to enhance
their skills in communication, problem analysis, judgment, and
decision-making. All students benefit from having teachers from diverse
Why is teaching a great career?
Your schedule aligns with your family’s schedule.
When your children are on vacation, you are on vacation. Their holidays are your holidays.
Every day is different.
You get to interact with kids, other teachers, parents, staff, and administrators. Your days are not filled with a boring repetition of tasks. Every day you learn something new; everyday is a challenge.
Teachers can impact a child’s life.
Think of the best teacher that you ever had. What made that teacher great? How did the teacher change your life? You can become a great teacher and have an impact on future generations.
How long does it take to become a teacher?
Most teacher certification programs require 4 years of college.