Become A Teacher

Become A TeacherThere are many exceptional reasons to teach. Let’s find YOUR path and get you there. Are you a:

  • Middle or High school student looking for guidance on a future as an educator? Before College
  • College student or graduate planning to teach in Oregon? During College
  • Employee in a school or district seeking to earn an initial teaching license? Current School Employee
  • Licensed educator from another state seeking to teach in Oregon? Out of State Applicant
  • Career changer interested in becoming a teacher? Career Changer
  • Someone with industry credentials interested in becoming a teacher? CTE Pathway Chart
  • Wondering what Career and Technical Educators do? Click here!
  • Holder of a non-U.S. teaching credential seeking to teach in Oregon? Out of Country License

We want a teacher demographic that reflects our student population. To that end, we especially seek educators of color, linguistically diverse teachers and teachers with varied cultural and experiential backgrounds. 

Thank you again for your desire to teach!

Before College

Before College

Find out what teaching is really all about

Post College

Career Changer or Coming from Out of State

Make teaching in Oregon your reality

Career Advancement

Beyond the Classroom: Current Teacher Advancement

Discover opportunities and endorsements

During College

Recent HS Grads in College

Follow the best path to teaching

Current Employees Hoping to Become a Teacher

Instructional Assistants and more

Education Programs

All you need to know about where to go..for college and university, that is.

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Testing and Licensure

Your time to shine – in three easy steps. Pass the test, get your license, find a classroom.

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The best and brightest are teachers.  Join them here and join them now.

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