Human Services, Consulting and Education

Become a Teacher

Interested in pursuing a career in education? Becoming a teacher may be a whole lot easier than you think, especially now, when there’s such a high demand for teachers and so many workers are looking for more meaningful and intentional professional opportunities. In this course, instructor Monica Clem walks you through some specific, actionable steps that you can take to pivot into—or get started on—your own pathway as a teacher.

Learn about the qualities and attributes most common to teachers to find out if it’s the right field for you. Examine your interests, experiences, and transferable skills to identify the subject areas and grade levels you might like to teach. Along the way, hear advice from Monica on teacher certification and undergraduate education programs, as well as alternative pathways, job-hunting and interview advice, and continuing education tips to advance your career.

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