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Teaching is a rewarding and fulfilling field. Many of our teacher candidates come from careers in accounting, engineering, science, military and on and on. Sometimes teaching takes on new meaning for those who really want to make a difference in the lives of children and youth. Whether you are in a classroom now and need certification, you are interested in Teach for America, or thinking about education as a career field, we have programs for you that are flexible, help you get the experience you need, and prepare you for the classroom.

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Slide 1 Derrik Wiggins Named Teacher of the Year in Kansas City Public Schools
“The truth is, education is power,” he said. “It’s the power to determine a mindset, a knowledge, a culture, social behavior, class, importance. We have the honor to be able to give that to our students every day.”
Slide 2 Culture, Citizenship, Service: Graduate Student Develops School Leadership Philosophy During Year-long Residency
Michelle Cooley’s colleagues describe her as “a passionate educator” who is steadfast in her belief that quality education is a right for all children – and that all children need and deserve positive role models they can see themselves in.