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Get access to researched reports and step-by-step guides to help you apply to a teaching program—from studying for tests to getting excellent letters of recommendation and everything in between.

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    All About Salary & Benefits

    Get all your questions answered—starting salary, vacation, career opportunities and more.

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    Guide to Getting Certified

    This guide walks you through the steps you'll take to earn your teaching certification.

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    Guide to Alternative Certification

    Learn about alternative certification, with step-by-step instructions to get started.

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  • A future teacher sits in an orientation session for her new teaching program.

    Teaching Program Requirements

    Find out what application materials you'll need, how to request transcripts and more.

  • A future teacher studies for SC certification tests at her laptop.

    Prepare for Certification Tests

    Find out what exams you'll need to get licensed, and explore study materials and tools.

    Start Prepping
  • A future SC teacher explores scholarships on her laptop.

    Pay for Your Teaching Program

    Get to know your financial aid options when it comes to paying for a teaching program.

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  • A student's hands on a keyboard, typing a personal essay.

    Stellar Essays & Cover Letters

    Learn how to craft your personal statement or cover letter, and download our template.

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  • A future SC teacher works on his resume at his desk.

    Craft a Winning Resume

    Need a fresh resume to apply to a job or a teaching program? We’ve got you covered.

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  • A future SC teacher smiles at his computer as he receives his letter of recommendation.

    Get Strong Recommendation Letters

    Follow these guidelines to ask for a letter of recommendation.

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