Resources for aspiring teachers
Links to State Departments of Education:If you have questions about certification reciprocity, you should contact the state board of education. This list provides contact information for each state department of education. Remember when you talk with people, get their name and phone number.
New York Times Educational Job Center:
Educational Placement and Career Center @ the Univ. of Wisconsin: A compendium of resources organized in a very effective format.
Education America Network
Where the Teaching Jobs Are?: A report offered through the Univ. of Wisconsin charting job vacancies in teaching across the country.
Clearinghouse for Recruiting Teachers Service that provides both information and national job search material and listingings.
Private School Job Clearinghouse: About.com link with articles, services and contact information for your private school job search.
K-12 Job Bank:Commercial Site that offers job listings.
NY Times Job Market: Page that provides articles, salary calculators, and other generic job search hints and suggestions
50 States K-12 Job Opportunities: State listings of job openings.
Education World's List of Links: Compendium page that lists many organizations dedicated to the k-12 job search
State and City Job Recruitment Centers
Massachusetts Teacher Teacher You should visit this site. It provides information about the licensure process and job information.
BE A DIFFERENT KIND OF TEACHER: New York City Board of Education Recruitment site.
Los Angeles Teacher Recruitment
Georgia Teacher Recruitment
New York City Teaching Fellows Organization
South Carolina Teacher Recruitment
Overseas Job Opportunities
University of Michigan provides a series of terrific and informative articles on teaching abroad. One article focuses on teaching abroad if you have earned licensure. A second article focuses on teaching opportunities if you do not have your license.
ESL: Worldwide Teaching Jobs
University of Michigan guide to teaching abroad links.
Articles @ the job search process:
Principals advice to job seekers
15 Characteristics Principals look for in hiring process
Principals Share 30 Favorite Interview QuestionsThey Like to Ask Prospective Teachers:
What Qualities Do Principals Look for in a New Teacher? What will school principals be looking for in the new teachers they hire in the weeks ahead? That's what Education World asked a group of school principals. The principals' responses might help others -- principals and candidates for teaching jobs -- as they focus their thoughts on the interviews ahead.
Using Portfolios to Reflect on Good Teaching:
Ed Week Chat: Finding a Teaching Job An electronic forum that includes Chicago's director of recruitment and others who spend their time hiring teachers. They share some extremely useful advice on what one can do to prepare to get on the job market.
2221 chestnut Street, 2nd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
133 South Street
Boston, MA 02111
Summerbridge National/The Breakthrough Collaborative
San Francisco, CA 94102
New Teachers Collaborative
49 Antietam Street
Devens, MA 01430
National Education Association: NEA is America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.
American Federation of Teachers
Center for Courage and Renewal: Courage to Teach is a program for the personal and professional renewal of teachers, counselors, and administrators in the public schools.