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Services and Information for Prospective Illinois Educators

If you are thinking about changing your major or your career path, consider becoming a teacher. Teaching is about making a difference in the lives of students. It involves stimulating young minds and awakening the natural curiosity in children. It involves guiding students and having a positive impact on their lives. If you love learning and want to share your knowledge and passion with students, think about teaching as your next career.

Teaching is a very rewarding career. Some of the rewards and benefits are:

There are things you can do now to prepare to be a teacher:

Specific information regarding becoming an Illinois-licensed educator can be found at http://www.isbe.net/licensure/html/becoming_teacher.htm