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ERIC Number: ED516925
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Becoming a Teacher
American Federation of Teachers (NJ)
New teachers overwhelmingly say they love what they do. They say it allows them to contribute to society and help others. They would choose teaching again as a career, if they had the choice. This paper provides ideas on becoming a teacher. Specifically, this paper provides answers to these questions: (1) Why teach?; (2) What do teachers do?; (3) How much do teachers earn?; (4) How does someone become a teacher?; (5) What can a person do now to prepare for a teaching career?; (6) Where can a person find teacher education programs?; and (7) Is there financial aid available to help a person become a teacher?
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers