Making the Decision

Why do you want to teach?

  • You want to make a difference in the lives of students.
  • You enjoy working with learners.
  • You want to share your interest and knowledge in a subject area.
  • You value education in our society.
  • You look for opportunities to grow and explore.
  • You like a work environment that provides challenge.
  • You prefer a career working with people and doing something different everyday.
  • You enjoy being a leader.

If some or all of the above statements are true for you, consider registering for a course in Exploring Teaching as a Next Career, offered at several community colleges.  Look under Exploring Teaching in this tab and/or send questions to