Frequently Asked Questions

  • Should I earn a Master's degree?
  • How do I set my career up for success?
  • How do I afford a teacher preparation program? What financial aid is available?
  • How do I choose a teacher preparation program that is right for me?
  • What are the different types of teacher preparation programs?
  • What are professional teaching certification requirements in my state?
  • What steps do I need to take to become a teacher?
  • If I get a degree in one subject but want to teach another, can I?
  • How do I become the best teacher I can possibly be?
  • What kind of salary will I earn as a teacher?
  • How do I get my parents to support my decision to become a teacher?
  • How much standardized testing will I face?
  • What can I do to determine whether teaching is really a good fit for me?
  • How much autonomy will I have?
  • Do I have what it takes to be a good teacher?
  • How are schools changing and innovating? How is the job of teaching changing?
  • Students seem hard to manage. Will I be able to do it?
  • Will I like teaching?
  • What is the teaching like on a day-to-day basis?

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