Choose your pathway

Choosing a pathway is your first step in the process of becoming a teacher.

There are many pathways to becoming a teacher and the one you choose will depend on your educational background, learning preferences, and professional experience. Whether you’re a high school student, a college graduate, a certified teacher from out-of-state, returning to the classroom, or somewhere in between, there is a pathway for you – we promise!

Where are you on the journey to becoming a teacher?

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Did you know?

Pathways to becoming a teacher can be either a “traditional route” or an “alternative route.” Understanding the difference will help you make the best pathway choice on your journey into the classroom.

When choosing between traditional or alternative routes, it comes down to what works best for you.


After choosing a pathway, take the next step and pick your program!