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 Get Support to Become a Teacher

Anyone with a bachelor's degree who's interested in becoming a teacher in three high-need areas can apply for support through the Future Educator Support program.

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), in partnership with the Butte County Office of Education, is offering 50 opportunities for San Diego County residents to participate in the program, which aims to train more people to teach special education, bilingual education, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.

"Our goal is to fill the teacher pipeline with passionate people who love kids," said Dr. Sheiveh Jones, director of human resources at SDCOE. "This program provides support and encouragement to reduce attrition while preparing to be a teacher and maximize success in the classroom with students." 

Support includes:

  • CBEST and CSET preparation
  • Academic advisement and mentoring
  • Fieldwork placement within the classroom
  • Professional development
  • Application process for teacher preparation programs
  • Up to $1,500 in reimbursements for school-related expenses

Get more information and apply online.