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So, you want to be a Teacher...

With a teaching certificate, you can teach grades K-12. In some instances, you may even be able to teach in a college or university setting. There are many options to becoming a teacher.

The main three options are listed here.

Teaching Certificate with a Bachelors Degree

MAT Masters of Arts in Teaching

ABCTE Teaching Certification recognized in many states including Missouri

After you have decided to work your way into the teaching field, you may need to take a few tests to either enter a teaching program or after you have completed your program. The library has a database to help you study for your exams.

Click on this link to check out the practice tests available.

Learning Express Library *

Here are a few links to help you on your way to become a teacher.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 

Information on Becoming a Teacher

Missouri Teaching Positions

Other Online Teaching Programs

Teachers Support Network


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