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What to Expect Your First Year of Teaching, September 1998

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How to learn more about teaching

For more information about first-year teaching or how to become a teacher, please consult the following resources:

  1. For general information, Recruiting New Teachers, Inc. (RNT) is a national nonprofit organization that helps people find out what it takes to become a teacher. If you call the RTN 'helpline' at 1-800-45-TEACH, or visit their Website at http://www.rnt.org, you can:

  1. For information on what your state requires for teacher certification, call your state's education department.
  2. Call colleges and universities in your area to learn more about teacher preparation.
  3. For leads and a list of resources on involving families in education and the schools, visit Website http://pfie.ed.gov/. The brochures, booklets, and publications listed were developed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Partnership for Family Involvement.

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