Ever wonder where interns go after finishing the Teacher Preparation Program? Here is placement information for the 2014-15 cohort (check out that placement rate!). Be sure to take the MSU Destination Survey sent the summer after finishing the internship. We wouldn’t be able to report this information without your responses!
For destination information on the 2013-14 cohort, click here.
There is a good chance you’ve never used the word “consortium” until this year, and yet, we bet you’ll find yourself using it multiple times a day. As a teacher on the job hunt in Michigan, checking consortium sites will become, and should become, a daily part of your routine. Continue reading
By October and November of your internship, many of you may have already begun substitute teaching in your classrooms. However, how many of you thought about subbing after your internship is over? Continue reading
As the year winds down and you bring your lead teaching to a close, you may find yourself feeling relieved, yet overwhelmed by the fact that you don’t yet have a paid teaching position lined up for the fall. But don’t worry! In this post, we will run through some of the most effective ways to search open positions and get you on track to becoming a paid Spartan teacher. Continue reading
It’s never too early (or too late) to practice your interviewing skills. The more prepared you are the better you will feel about the whole interview experience.
For many of you it’s that busy time of year when you’ve taken over lead teaching and responsibilities seem to be piling up. It may be stressful but one thing you should not be stressing over is preparing for upcoming career fairs. Here are some tips to make that process a bit more seamless so you can focus on your teaching.
Finding a teaching job may have you searching outside your hometown, Michigan, or even the county, but wherever you go, you need to think about the climate of education in your new community. Continue reading
Early spring semester is a really good time to start taking action on choosing folks for references and letters of recommendations.
More and more Spartan teachers are looking abroad for their first teaching opportunity. Did you know that 5% of last year’s interns are now working abroad? That may not seem like a lot to you, but when you think about the commitment of packing up and moving thousands of miles from friends and family, that’s a pretty significant number. Remember, teaching abroad is not always “teaching English abroad.” There are many positions for actual certified teachers.
Have you ever Googled yourself?