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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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Do you have a BS in Math or Science and want to become a teacher in California?

Alternative certification is the ideal way for mature professionals with Bachelor degrees in Math or Science to become a teacher. There are more than 100 of these high quality programs in California.

Looking for Financial Aid to Become a Teacher in California?

California offers multiple resources for becoming a teacher. Learn about both federal and state grants and loans, state university scholarships and local preparation programs that offer assistance.

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