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Constants in your mind? Improving classroom procedures. Lesson-planning. Delivering information in a creative way. Utilizing technology. And just keeping general order! What it takes to handle those demands are the attributes of a strong teacher: calm, focus, and patience. Your drive to develop the next generation and help it grow means that your learning never stops.
Keeping ahead of the curve in education means forward-focus: expanding your capabilities through experimentation of new methods. We hope our efforts to source fresh ideas, useful resources, and learning opportunities will help you continually advance - in your career and in your classroom.
We support new teachers with tools to transition and experienced educators with ways to stay fresh. One year free of Instructional design tools through TaskStream. An all-inclusive page of job boards and teaching opportunities. Also, a strong list of teacher organizations and current conferences to keep you current!
Hey Teach! The resources to thrive — and the laughs to survive — as an educator.
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Under-utilized and under-explored - the alumni library has so much more than you'd expect. Don't judge a book by its cover, open the pages and see what your investigative mind will uncover.
You're already a teacher making a difference in your students' lives; now it's time to make a difference in yours. Imagine reaching the next level of your profession. With a master's teaching degree from WGU, you'll be in an excellent position to enhance your professional prestige and earning potential. Teachers often see the benefits immediately - the average is $10,000 more per year - not to mention job security and retirement benefits. You'll also notice an immediate improvement in your teaching skills. You'll be able to reach your students in new ways and maximize the impact of every lesson, benefiting your classroom but also your school and your district.
NCATE Accreditation is a big deal - and WGU is the first exclusively online university to receive NCATE accreditation for its degree programs that lead to teacher licensure. It's a testament to the fact that WGU graduates "have the knowledge and skills to be effective in helping all students learn."
WGU Alumni returning for a master's degree don't have to start from square one - you're already in the club. Fast-track your application! You might also be surprised to learn that scholarships are available to returning graduates. See what's available and take your next step!