UNT-Dallas Emerging Teachers Institute teacher in Dallas-Fort Worth

Rise to the Challenge. TeachDFW.

The challenge is great. The opportunity to lead a classroom and shape a student’s future in Texas is even greater.

So You Want to Change the World

You know it will be a challenge—creating change always is.

Dallas-Fort Worth is the place for a leader like you. Teaching in a community that supports educators who innovate and lead will help you rise to the challenge to create meaningful impact every day.

Ready to become a teacher in DFW? We launched My Application Coach to help future teachers (preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school and high school) with their applications to teacher preparation programs—in the ways that work best for them.

Interested in test prep resources? Let us know!

SMU Simmons teacher in science classroom

Get Advice from a Current Teacher

SMU Simmons teacher in science classroom

When exploring career options, talking to someone who knows the job inside and out can provide invaluable insight. With Talk to a Teacher, you can easily sign up for a conversation with a veteran teacher who is eager to address all of your questions about the teaching profession. 

What You'll Make

Teach For America DFW Corps Members Training

You've said you want to make an incredible impact in individual lives, communities and the world. You've been told you'll have to choose between making a difference and making a good living. Think again.

Teach For America DFW Corps Members Training
UNT-Dallas Emerging Teacher Institute Class

Teacher Prep in DFW

UNT-Dallas Emerging Teacher Institute Class

There are many pathways in Dallas-Fort Worth to be trained and become certified to teach elementary and secondary education. Some programs are for those who still need their undergraduate degree and some are for those who already have it. Learn more to find the best one for you and obtain your license.

Where You'll Teach

Dallas Teacher Residency candidates in Dallas ISD school

Dallas-Fort Worth is home to many school systems that are committed to achieving exceptional results for all students. Decide where you want to make your impact by learning about your potential employers and colleagues.

Dallas Teacher Residency candidates in Dallas ISD school
Relay GSE Director of Inspire talking to high school students about teaching

So You Already Teach?

Relay GSE Director of Inspire talking to high school students about teaching

You know it's not always easy. You also know the rewards that come from a career where you directly impact students every day. Share your passion by recruiting new teachers or substitutes to join you in creating change in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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