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California needs teachers! This site helps you understand the steps,
make a career plan, provide guidance for finding a program, and finding financial aid!

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Six Steps to Become a Teacher!

Learn what it takes to become a teacher!

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Make and Follow Your Career Plan

Plan your next steps to becoming a teacher by creating a Career Plan.

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Find the Right Teacher Preparation Program

In 3 easy steps, find the right program for you!

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Find Financial Aid

How do you plan to pay for your education?

Understand the

for becoming a teacher in California.

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The best thing about teaching: “It’s those "aha moments!"

Visit our Distinguished Teacher's page and learn more from Terri Edinburgh,special education teacher at Prairie West Elementary School.

Check out our 'Retention' page, which tells about programs that help new teachers remain in the profession.

These programs focus on professional development, curriculum support, alternative credentialing programs, and financial aid.

Have Questions?

Check out our Virtual Advisor and F.A.Q. pages!