Planning for the Sample Lesson

Impress interviewers by demonstrating a successful sample lesson. Prepare well to show that you're a good fit for their school or district.

What Are Recruiters Looking For?

Beyond certification and related experiences, recruiters look for more. Likability and trustworthiness become highly desirable factors.

Current Realities and Challenges for New Teachers

What future teachers and new teachers need to know about the teaching profession.

Reading Up and Researching for the Interview

Increase interview success by doing research on the school or district; some tips to guide your exploration.

Things to Remember When Applying & Interviewing for Teaching Positions

Job search and interview tips for teacher candidates that can mean the difference between a job offer and being rejected.

Standing Out: In Person and On Paper

What should you showcase to stand out from the competition? Highlight skills and experiences that bring value to the school district.

Does Going Back To School Make You Over Qualified?

Returning to graduate school increases the marketability and value of classroom educators.

Exploring Your Professional Options Near and Far

Evaluate all options when it comes time to begin your teaching career, both those close to home and others requiring relocation.

Where Should I Teach?

Elements to consider before accepting a teaching job.

It's a Great Time to be a Teacher!

In years past, especially graduating at the end of Fall semester, teachers have had a difficult time finding full-time employment. Teachers in hard to fill areas have had less of a struggle, but mid-year employment is always a bit more difficult. This Fall is a great time to be a teacher, especially a new teacher (first career or career changer)! Many districts across the country will have full-time openings for second semester. These jobs will be posted now and through mid-December. What do I need to do if I am looking for employment for second semester? Start watching for openings ...

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