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Six Steps to Become a Teacher!

Learn what it takes to become a teacher!

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Make and Follow Your Career Plan

Plan your next steps to becoming a teacher by creating a Career Plan.

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Find the Right Teacher Preparation Program

In 3 easy steps, find the right program for you!

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Find Financial Aid

How do you plan to pay for your education?

Understand the
Requirements

for becoming a teacher in California.

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What credential do you need to be an elementary school teacher? Learn about the requirements!

Visit our Elementary Credential Requirement's page to learn more.

Are you a paraeducator? Your experience will surely help as you transition to becoming a teacher! Make a plan here!

Visit our Paraeducators — Making Plans to be a California Teacher to learn more about the credential options.

Have Questions?

Check out our Virtual Advisor and F.A.Q. pages!