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Teachers play a crucial role in helping children to develop their intellectual, social, sporting, and personal capacities. Teachers usually specialize in a certain level of education such as elementary school or secondary school. Elementary school teachers generally lead a class and teach all subjects; middle and secondary school teachers specialize in a specific subject or subjects and teach different classes.

Education and Career Opportunities in Teaching

Every state requires public school teachers to hold a teaching license. Degrees that can qualify you for licensure include a bachelor's degree in education, usually majoring in the subject you want to teach, or a degree in a related field such as early childhood education.

To make the most of the employment opportunities in teaching, you should be willing to be geographically mobile.

In 2009, kindergarten, elementary school teachers earned median annual wages of $50,510, while secondary school teachers took home $52,200. Pay can rise for teachers with more experience or a master's degree in education.

People usually remember their best teacher--the one who inspired them to follow a certain path or helped them to grow in confidence. If you believe you could be that teacher, check out the teaching degree near you today, or look for online degrees in teacher education.



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