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Consider Becoming a Teacher

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 backgrounds.

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.