Education is one of the most important career paths one can take.
Are you ready to make an impact?
A recent study found that students taught by teachers highly qualified in their subject areas are more likely to graduate from college. Quality teachers impact student outcomes, and ultimately shape our society.
What traits do effective teachers share?
Formal teacher-preparation training
Caring, fair and respectful of all
High expectations for themselves and their students
The Correlation: Impact of Educators
Educators impact their community in ways you might not expect. Read more below.
Teachers influence and help shape our democracy.
Teachers help students develop crucial social-emotional skills.
Teachers play an crucial role in helping students attend college.
Just the Facts: Teaching in Texas
Core academic teachers are teaching on emergency, non-renewable or temporary teaching certifications.
Teachers in Texas are not fully certified for the position in which they were working.
Teachers are teaching on a probationary certification while enrolled in an alternative certification program.
Why teach in Texas?
Texas is a large and diverse state, providing unique opportunities to teach among many cultures, languages, and backgrounds. From large urban cities, like Dallas and Houston, to small towns and rural areas, we need great teachers who represent the many backgrounds and experiences of the state’s students.
What's it like to be a teacher?