Which describes your path to becoming a teacher most closely?
Undergrad Degree in Education
What did you major in in college and what college degrees do you have?
English and Secondary Ed
Did you have other full-time jobs before you became a teacher? If so, what were they?
No, not a career job. I waited tables while I searched for a teaching position.
When in your life did you decide you wanted to become a teacher?
Junior year in college.
Did you complete student teaching before becoming a teacher? If so, describe that experience.
Yes, it was a GREAT experience. It was so great to receive guidance from an experienced teacher.
What are the pros and cons of being certified in the method you used?
Pros: ready for a job when I graduated, did not have to attend more school, took a variety of ed courses.
Cons: not very rigorous, did not get to go deeper into my content (English).
Would you recommend your path to becoming a teacher to others? Why or why not?
Yes because you are ready for a job at the end of four years.
How many years of experience to you have in the classroom? Do you plan to remain a teacher or do you have other career aspirations?
This is my third year. I view teaching as a season of my life, I did not intend to teach for my career.