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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?

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for becoming a teacher in California.

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FAQ: "What is an 'approved' teacher preparation program?"

Answer: Approved teaching preparation programs have been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). Learn more! https://www.teachcalif...Icon indicating a URL to an external Web site

Distance Learning Innovations for Special Education

Congratulations to the Supporting Inclusive Practices workgroup for their new Distance Learning Innovations for Special Education web page!

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