Perhaps you're wondering what type of career to pursue that will be both meaningful and progressive. Teaching offers an opportunity to affect the world by informing, enlightening and guiding young minds. Teaching is also a career filled with growth potential. If you enjoy helping students grow in knowledge and understanding, then teaching may be right for you. Different states and agencies have state testing requirements, so you'll need to find out which tests are required for teacher licensure in your state, territory or organization.
Licensing and Certification Requirements
Teaching certification requirements vary but generally applicants must complete a state-specific certification exam and/or one or more of the Praxis® Series exams.
Who can take a Teacher Certification Exam?
Praxis Series® exams are available at an international network of test centers that include Prometric® test centers, some universities and other locations.
Service members should refer to DANTES Funding Examinee Eligibility Requirements to learn if they are eligible for reimbursement of the test fees by DANTES.
Study Guides and Support Materials
Visit ETS/Praxis at www.ets.org/praxis for exam information and test prep materials.
Troops to Teachers
Service members interested in the Troops to Teachers Program should visit www.proudtoserveagain.com.