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I have subbed this year and found I am really good at teaching HS Math. I went to find out the requirements to become a full time teacher and it would take nearly 3 years full time in addition to my Bachelor's Degree to get credentials. No wonder there is a shortage of math teachers. Sad thing is that I can really teach Algebra and Stats. Does anyone have any other suggestions? I cannot with a family go back to college for 3 years. Thanks
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  • Rodeo /blockquote> How many different programs did you call? I am in San Diego. I called several different credential programs. I found several that were 2 year programs. I found one that had an accelerated one year evening program. I did that one. C...See More
    Apr 21, 2008
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  • Rodeo /blockquote> By the way, that is a common misconception that you implied. That there is a shortage of math teachers mainly because the requirements to become one are prohibitive. Actually, if all the math teachers with credentials would teach m...See More
    Apr 21, 2008
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  • TC /blockquote> I would think that if you have went through that much math incollege, you would find a much higher paying job than being ateacher. It just isn't worth it in my opinion. I am too old togo back to college for that long and that ...See More
    Apr 22, 2008
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  • Rodeo /blockquote> Hey TC,I only went back to school for one year for the credential. But it definitely was not worth it. The stress was high and hours long. I think another subject would be ok to teach--but definitely not math. I don't think I ...See More
    Apr 23, 2008
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  • ali /blockquote> you are right rodeo. I am a math teacher here in georgia. It is really frustrating. I think only students who are geared towards science should take math, and the rest should take a light version of math. Next year I am planning ...See More
    Apr 23, 2008
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