ERIC Number: ED344872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
So You Want To Be a Teacher. ERIC Digest.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Increased public interest in education is attracting students and career-changers to the teaching profession. This ERIC Digest is organized into questions and answers dealing with teacher preparation: (1) What do teachers do? (2) What are working conditions like? (3) What academic preparation is needed; (4) Do I take courses after I receive my teaching credential? (5) Is admission to a teacher education program automatic when admitted to a 4-year college? (6) What courses are taken in a teacher education program? (7) How do I find teacher education programs? (8) How do I choose a teacher education program; (9) Where can I obtain financial aid information? (10) After completing the teacher education program, am I eligible to receive a credential? (11) Are there other ways to become certified? (12) Where can I find information on various State requirements? (13) Are there national teaching requirements? (14) If I meet the requirements in one State, can I teach in another? (15) How do I locate jobs? and (16) What is the demand for teachers? (LL)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ERIC Digests; Question Answering
Note: Supersedes earlier digest (ED 282 860).