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Teaching In Dallas-Fort Worth Is Smart

With median starting teaching salaries above $50,000, paired with a low cost-of-living, high quality-of-life, and an innovative education community, there isn’t a better place than Dallas-Fort Worth to teach.

What makes Dallas-Fort Worth a vibrant region?

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Dallas-Fort Worth is home to more Fortune 500 companies than anywhere else in America, as well as thriving arts, music, and restaurant scenes. It also has a low cost-of-living and some of the highest starting salaries for teachers in the nation.

Curious to know more?

What makes Dallas-Fort Worth schools innovative?

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With more than 1,250,000 students in a variety of urban and rural contexts, Dallas-Fort Worth districts are innovators in educational policy and excellent teaching. Dallas-Fort Worth is home to the best high school in the nation and is a leader in successful school turnaround.

Get to know some of the teachers and school systems behind these innovations.

Quotes from City Leaders

Betsy Price, Mayor of Fort Worth

We need talented people in education because this country is built on strong public education, and this region will continue to grow on strong public education. We need teachers who are willing to adapt and learn and strong leaders who are willing to tackle those challenges and bring their gifts and their talents and their innovation to the classroom.

Mayor of Fort Worth Betsy Price

What kind of difference can you expect to make?

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Teaching is the greatest opportunity to change the trajectories of young people's lives. The Dallas-Fort Worth region faces many of the challenges common in large urban areas, which magnifies the impact teachers can have.

Learn more about the programs that will give you the preparation you need to be successful and make the biggest impact.


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