The following websites and applications are meant to help you in your journey to become an educator.
The TEACH California Website is designed to recruit individuals to the profession of teaching, explain the teacher preparation process, assist prospective teachers in creating their plan to become credentialed teachers, provide relevant content, partner with related public and non-profit entities, and offer links to important resources. The TEACH California Website is the California Department of Education's (CDE) primary Web effort for recruiting individuals to the teaching profession.
Being a special educator is an opportunity to have a positive, lasting impact on the lives of children and youth with special needs. Do you have good problem-solving skills? Enjoy collaboration with others? Like a challenge? Can multi-task? Can empathize with parents? Explore more of your options now.
Job prospects for mathematics teachers are very strong. Over the next decade, California is projected to need more than 33,000 mathematics and science teachers. Do you have a passion for mathematics? Are you ready to make an impact on young lives?
Science is one of the most acute teacher shortage areas, making job prospects very strong. Over the next decade, California is projected to need more than 33,000 science and math teachers. Do you have a passion for science? Are you ready to make a positive impact on young lives?
There are many scholarships and grants available for educators and those thinking of becoming educators. This website includes details on numerous scholarships that are offered in the United States.
The California Basic Educational Basic Skills Test, or CBEST, is an assessment developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Per the California Education Codes, the test is used to assess the proficiency of prospective teachers in California in mathematics, writing, and reading. Passing the CBEST is one of the ways candidates can satisfy the Basic Skills Requirement for teacher licensing in the state. This site offers resources to help you prepare for the examination.