what<br />you wish you knew<br />you<br />before<br />became a<br />teacher<br />
Making a difference in  student’s lives<br />The school atmosphere is full of new ideas and hope<br />To be able to collab...
Qualities<br />teachers<br />of<br />great<br /><ul><li>Passion for teaching
Love the people they teach
Believe in the importance of education
Flexible, willing to try new things
Can take constructive criticism
Not afraid of challenges
Good communicator and listener
Interactive with students
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What you wish you knew before you became a teacher

  1. 1. what<br />you wish you knew<br />you<br />before<br />became a<br />teacher<br />
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  3. 3. Making a difference in student’s lives<br />The school atmosphere is full of new ideas and hope<br />To be able to collaborate with teachers and help students<br />Rewarding: to be able to make an impression on others<br />love<br />Why<br />teaching?<br />
  4. 4. Qualities<br />teachers<br />of<br />great<br /><ul><li>Passion for teaching
  5. 5. Love the people they teach
  6. 6. Believe in the importance of education
  7. 7. Flexible, willing to try new things
  8. 8. Can take constructive criticism
  9. 9. Not afraid of challenges
  10. 10. Good communicator and listener
  11. 11. Interactive with students
  12. 12. Add personal elements to the classroom
  13. 13. Organized
  14. 14. Disciplined
  15. 15. Problem solvers
  16. 16. Creative in how they teach
  17. 17. Great fund-raiser
  18. 18. Teach beyond the textbook
  19. 19. Not afraid of other’s opinions
  20. 20. Have a lot of energy</li></li></ul><li>Job Growth for Careers in Education<br />
  21. 21. Salaries<br />Teachers<br />for<br />
  22. 22. Reasons teachers leave the workforce: <br />Unsupportive administrations<br />Lack of funding and financial support for schools<br />Low salaries<br />Politics and federal testing mandates<br />Draining: takes time, money, energy<br />Too much paper work<br />Getting sick ( catching illnesses from students)<br />
  23. 23. Education Industry Struggles<br />Due to the recession there have been massive cuts in education budgets for each state. It is estimated that around 150,000 teachers will be laid off between 2010 and 2011. <br />Positions with the highest number of graduates and positions for subject areas that are not required by state law have the highest competition<br />Education careers facing the highest layoffs:<br /><ul><li>Elementary education (high competition)
  24. 24. Secondary History teachers
  25. 25. Secondary English teachers
  26. 26. Art & Music teachers</li></li></ul><li>top<br />subjects<br />need<br />in<br />Subjects in need of teachers include:<br /><ul><li>Mathematics
  27. 27. Physical sciences
  28. 28. Chemistry
  29. 29. Computers/technology
  30. 30. Physics</li></li></ul><li>careers<br />other<br />educators<br />for<br />Careers that are not in the public education system that have higher salaries and less competition: <br /><ul><li>Instructional coordinator- Average salary in 2008- $56,880
  31. 31. Business training and development managers- Average salary in 2008- $87,700
  32. 32. Business training and development specialist- Average salary in 2008- $51,450
  33. 33. Adult literacy and remedial education teachers- Average hourly salary in 2008- $22.26</li></li></ul><li>this slideshow is brought to you by: <br />Visit us at classesandcareers.com<br />

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