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The road to teaching isn’t always straight, so we made road signs:

  • All the background you need to evaluate teaching as a profession.
  • Easy-to-use products that help you explore and become a teacher.
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  • It's all possible with support from our friends at Good Reason Houston.
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  1. Understand the Career

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    What do teachers do?

    With over 25 school districts and an incredibly diverse student population, there are many opportunities to change lives as a teacher here. Houston is also home to some of the best high schools—and teachers—in the nation. Join talented colleagues, make your mark and get paid for it.

  2. See the Possibilities

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    Do teachers have a good future?

    Houston needs teachers from all backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to shaping the future of the city. There is a secure future for anyone working in the classroom here, especially for bilingual, STEM and English educators. Are you ready to empower students to navigate and thrive in a changing world? Get to know your future coworkers.

  3. Imagine Your Teacher-Self

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    Am I a good fit for teaching?

    If you like a challenge, and daily gratification that what you're doing matters, teaching could be your calling. You bring unique skills and personal history to any job you take—but leading a classroom takes full advantage of both. In this career, you'll work hard while building skills that set you up to succeed no matter where your professional life takes you.

  4. Choose Your Path

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    How do I become a teacher?

    There are many pathways to becoming a teacher that you can take advantage of. From traditional educator preparation programs to alternative certification, anyone with the drive and skills to lead a classroom can find a way to licensure. We break it down in just a few steps. Get started by checking out our overview.

  5. Get Certified to Teach

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    What’s teacher certification?

    If the word “requirement” scares you, you’ll like our resource on understanding certification. Once you get to know which subject, specialty and grade level are for you, next steps just fall into place. Get a head start by getting to know certification in Texas.

  6. Get a Job

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    How do I start my teaching career?

    Once you're certified to teach, you'll probably want a job. (Give a mouse a cookie...) We've partnered with 8 school districts in the Houston area to bring you the nitty-gritty details about what working as a teacher here is like. Hear directly from your future colleagues and see what job openings might be up your alley.

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If you've been thinking about applying to a teaching program, there's no time like the present. We'll help you through it!
If you've been thinking about applying to a teaching program, there's no time like the present. We'll help you through it!
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The decision to teach is a big one. If you have questions about teaching, there’s no better way to learn than to talk with someone who’s teaching in Houston right now.

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  • Create a career roadmap.
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We’re not alone in this (because we’re not crazy). We know that recruiting the next generation of teachers is done better when it’s done together.

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