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.
Learn the characteristics common to the most effective teachers. Complete exercises designed to give you a better understanding of teaching, and whether teaching is a good career match for you.
Watch video interviews of experienced teachers.
Read helpful advice and insightful comments from award-winning teachers. What advice do they give to people considering a career in teaching? What's the best thing about teaching?
Access information and videos outlining the three types of California teaching credentials.
Find out about teacher shortages and high demand subjects areas.
Locate various sources of financial aid.
Explore resources for finding teaching jobs and suggestions for creating 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