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I'm 50, I've taught before, and I've been subbing, but I will find my way back into a classroom, life is too short to miss out on the good stuff. teaching , for me is the good stuff.

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puakai 08-10-2018 05:43 PM

I started teaching at 40, I have been teaching for 18 years. I also have been laid off the past three years in a gets harder and harder each year to even get an interview. My personal opinion? They don't want experienced teachers AND/OR teachers who may have an opinion, just my experience...

whatever 08-09-2018 09:41 AM

This is my 13th year. I didn't even start til I was 40--

NHSecondary 08-08-2018 05:55 PM

I'm 46 and going to student teach the first time this fall. I call it my career midlife crisis.


whd507 08-08-2018 03:44 PM

I'm 50, I've taught before, and I've been subbing, but I will find my way back into a classroom, life is too short to miss out on the good stuff. teaching , for me is the good stuff.

whd507 08-08-2018 03:31 PM

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duffsuds 05-30-2018 11:00 AM

I am 41 years old and have a B.A. in History and an M.S. in Historic Preservation....I have over 15+ years experience in educational technology.

I would like to know if someone out there has any guidance/advice on how to go about achieving my teaching certification in New York State? Specifically any Alternative Cert processes? Online? Transitional B Certificates?

I work full time and have a family to support, so the full commitment to student teaching has been an issue....however, I do work IT for a private school so I may be able to utilize them for experience...

Any advice or guidance would be greatly appreciated. TYIA.

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