Why Teach?

  • Make a difference in young people's lives
  • Use your experience to bring subjects to life
  • Help students realize their potential
  • Positively impact your local community
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Why Hire Veterans?

  • Increase employment retention rates
  • Provide diversity among teaching staff
  • Adaptable and a natural fit for the classroom
  • Relieve critical need shortages
Learn More about hiring veterans.
To learn more about state specific information, choose a state that you are interested in teaching.


Teaching on a reservation or with American Indian students can bring rewards not found in any other school. If you are a participant seeking to teach American Indian students, visit our Indian Affairs page.

US Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs


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