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How to Find a Coach

Becoming a teacher is a process that comes with a lot of questions. There’s no better way to get answers than to speak with a certified teacher. We'll show you how.

How to Find a Coach

Becoming a teacher is a process that comes with a lot of questions. There’s no better way to get answers than to speak with a certified teacher. We'll show you how.

TeachDFW no longer offers a 1-on-1 coaching service. If you’re looking for expert advice from a current teacher, read our tips below for testing out the classroom and finding a local teacher to talk to.

Interested in Houston-area schools and programs? Visit our sister site, TEACH for Houston, and sign up with a coach.

Advice, Tailored Just for You

If you’re thinking of becoming a teacher, you’ve got a lot to consider:

  • What is teaching like day to day?
  • How do I get certified to teach?
  • What subjects/grades can I get certified in? 
  • Which teacher preparation program is right for me?

Certified teachers have blazed their own trails to the classroom, and can help you determine the best path for you based on where you are now and where you want to be.

So take to Twitter, join a Facebook group, or volunteer at your local school. The best way to learn about teaching is to talk to teachers. 

Tips for Finding a Coach

Other Resources

Want to do your research before finding a mentor? We've got plenty of goods to help you out.
  • Learn Best Practices

    Everything you need—from application tips to testing prep best practices—to guide you on your journey to the classroom.

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  • Check Off Steps Along the Way

    Follow a step-by-step plan for applying to your top-choice teacher preparation programs.

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  • Explore Preparation Programs

    Explore teacher preparation programs in your area.

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