Topic Introduction

“Teachers affect eternity. They never can tell where their influence stops.”


Now that you’ve seen the lay of the land, let’s cover what being a new teacher is really about… survival. The first year is really as hard as people say, that is true. However if you can cultivate an effective mentor and approach the year knowing how others survived, you’ll be better prepared.

In this section we’re going to cover a few last details including, the teaching job market, tips for that first year and what it means to be a professional educator.