Here are just a few of the many reasons to become a teacher:
- Make a difference
Teaching is your opportunity to have a positive influence on future generations.
- Job availability
Getting certified in a high-need area (such as math, science, special education, or bilingual education) increases your marketability.
- Job security
Even in a tough economy, teachers are needed.
- Share your strengths
You've developed many skills and strengths. You can use your unique perspective to help students succeed.
- Schedule conducive to family life
In most teaching positions, your schedule will be similar to that of your children.