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Learn What the Profession is—and What it’s Not
Teachers Have Better Work Stories
Teachers get to be creative. Teachers get to be innovative. Teachers change lives every day by taking their unique skills, background and passions to work. It's no wonder they have the best stories. Want to know what zombie outbreaks have to do with sixth period? Watch the video, and don't forget to share your own #betterworkstories.
Get Advice from a Current Teacher
When exploring career options, talking to someone who knows the job inside and out can provide invaluable insight. With TEACH.org's Talk to a Teacher Program, you can easily sign up for a conversation (via phone or video) with a veteran teacher who is eager to address all of your questions about the teaching profession.
Gain Hands-on Experience
Another valuable way to understand if teaching is right for you is to get a preview of what it would be like to teach through hands-on experience. You can do this through summer internships, extracurricular activities, or opportunities that you might even design for yourself, such as creating your own work-study experience.
Find the Perfect Teacher Preparation Program
If you know that becoming a teacher is where you are heading, one of the first steps is to determine the Teacher Preparation Program that best suits your needs. There are a lot of considerations, but if you know what to look for your decision will be much easier.
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