Teaching Credentials

What’s New on Certification Map?

As part of our continuing mission to provide our readers with high-quality licensure information, CertificationMap is happy to announce a complete overhaul of our state certification pages! Figuring out how to become a teacher can be complicated, and our goal has always been to make the entire process easier. All 50 states include information on […]

What You Need to Know About Teacher Sabbatical Programs

Teaching can be a challenging career. Many teachers begin feeling burned out and want to take a break from their normal routine. Unfortunately, taking such a break isn’t possible financially for most of these teachers. Instead of taking a sabbatical from teaching altogether, individuals who already possess teacher certification can obtain TESOL certification and teach […]

The Growing Demand for ESL Teachers: ESL Teacher Shortage Areas

According to a U.S. Census Bureau report, 55.4 million people in the United States reported speaking a different non-English language at home, making ESL teachers a necessity in today’s schools. If you have ever thought about becoming a teacher, pursuing an ESL certification can be a great choice. General Teaching Demand According to the U.S. […]

MAT vs MEd

If you want to work in education, a master’s degree can be a good next step: it opens up more and greater job opportunities, boosts your earning power, and advances your pedagogical knowledge. But once you start the process of choosing a degree, you may be confused by variety of programs available. The two main […]

Master of Education Guide: Admissions

If you are considering a Masters in Education, you’re on the right path to becoming a great teacher. But before you apply, learn about how admissions works.


Online Teacher Certification

Due to vast improvements in technology over the past decade, online teacher certification has become a viable alternative to traditional classroom programs. Online programs are especially attractive to mid-career professionals who want to enter the teaching profession after spending time working in another field. When combined with classroom teaching experience, obtaining teacher certification online enables […]