Your Career Starts Here
As a teacher, you'll grow your creativity, collaboration and leadership every day. Where will teaching take you?
The places you’ll go
The life of a teacher leader
Ryan Parker is an eighth grade English teacher and district consultant in Manchester. He teaches teachers how to teach with a focus on culturally relevant pedagogy and restorative justice.
School Leadership Roles
The making of a school leader
Read how Manuel Zaldivar Barahona from the Consolidated School District of New Britain grew his career—from elevator operator, to paraeducator, to teacher, to principal!
Setting a vision for the district
After Daisy Torres became the first in her family to graduate college, she went on to teach in the community where she grew up. Now, she's the Director of English Learner Services, Dual & World Language Programs for Hartford Public Schools.
Policy, Advocacy and Academia
Advocating for students nationwide
Miguel Cardona began as a 4th grade teacher in his hometown of Meriden. From there, he became Connecticut's youngest principal, a district Superintendent, Commissioner of Education, and now the top education post —US Secretary of Education.
Once a teacher, always a teacher!
Education Products and Services
Take your passion anywhere
Kelly Villar fell in love with the Iditarod sled dog race the moment she learned about it. After incorporating it into her lesson plans for almost 19 years, she applied to become the 2020 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail!™
Follow Kelly's journey from teacher to trail blogger and curriculum designer!
Design a Roadmap
A career in education is anything but static. It’s filled with growth, options, and opportunities. Keep exploring and a get a personalized roadmap to think through next steps that fit your stage and