ERIC Number: ED098192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Teaching as a Career.
American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.
This document is a booklet designed primarily for high school students by the American Federation of Teachers on teaching as a career. The booklet discusses the following topics: the history of teaching as a profession; the state of schools in the United States; advantages and disadvantages to teaching; teachers in revolt (collective bargaining and teacher's role in social change); high school student's preparation for becoming a teacher; preparation for teaching as preparation for allied careers, certification; and salary averages. There is a 32-item bibliography of books for further reading. (JA)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Career Planning, Careers, High School Students, Teacher Education, Teaching
American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, 1012 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 (Item No. 38, Free to teachers and students)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.