Becoming a teacher is a big commitment. Here are some things you should understand when making your decision:
Watch a video message from Tom Torlakson, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, about California's need for teachers.
Describes the characteristics common to the most effective teachers. What is your passion? Follow these exercises and see what you think.
Watch video interviews of experienced teachers.
What advice do they give to people considering a career in teaching? What's the best thing about teaching? Read their helpful advice and insightful comments.
Provides information and videos on the three types of California teaching credentials.
Describes the shortage areas and subjects with the greatest need for teachers.
Shows various sources of financial aid.
Gives suggestions and resources assisting how to find teaching jobs while creating a strong professional marketability.
Hear from California's 2017 Teachers of the Year through this video. Find out why they are teachers.
There is a high demand for math, science and special education teachers! Learn More