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Are you looking for a challenging career where you can inspire individuals to learn and do their best every day? Then teaching may be an excellent career choice for you. Our mission is to help you in your quest to become a teacher by providing high quality information about the teaching profession, teaching specialties, and the best teacher colleges and degree programs available. We were founded by a former elementary-school teacher who saw the need to provide excellent quality resources to individuals like you. Over the years, we’ve expanded to include a staff of outstanding researchers and experts in their field. We’re proud of what we’re building. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us using the form below.

Some facts about teachers and teaching careers:

  • Approximately 3.7 million people are employed full-time as elementary or secondary school teachers (2011-2012 school year)
  • Over the next 10 years, nearly half of those will become eligible for retirement
  • The average teacher salary is $56,643 (2011-2012 school year)
  • Studies show that a great teacher can impart a year’s worth of learning in half that time

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NCES
McKinsey

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