The California State University (CSU) Institute for Education Reform
A university-based policy center focusing on elementary and secondary school issues. Its goals are to link the university and state policymakers with developments and concerns in the K-12 education community, and to provide assistance to K-12 schools that are undertaking or contemplating major reform activities.
California State Department of Education
Up-to-date information on all aspects of California education, including teaching, statistics, special programs, legislature, funding opportunities and career development.
California Teachers Association (CTA)
CTA plans and executes programs and strategies designed to enhance the quality of education for students, and the professional and personal lives of its members. It offers information on education, training, development, management, research, business support, legal services and government relations.
California Federation of Teachers (CFT)
The CFT is a labor union alternative to the California Teachers Association.
Online information about school districts in California, including data on enrollments, pupil-teacher ratios, per pupil expenditures and other important topics in public education. It links directly to California Department of Education databases and relevant web sites focusing on K-12 education.
SCORE History-Social Science!
This site is part of a network of online resource centers in California. The online teacher resources have been selected and evaluated by a team of educators from across California.
Governor's Teaching Fellowship Program
This program provides competitive and merit-based awards to students preparing to teach in low-performing schools in California for four years.
American Federation of Teachers (AFL-CIO)
The national teachers union site offers the latest news on legislature, teacher's rights, special events and special programs for America's teachers.
The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
A federally funded, national information network designed to provide access to education resources. It is the largest education-related database in the world.
National Education Association (NEA)
America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. It offers resource links and information for teachers, parents and schools.
U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Government's official site that offers information on funding opportunities, student aid, research, statistics, education programs, publications, related news and special events.
An online magazine that covers local, state, and national news and focuses on education-related issues from preschool through the 12th grade.
Unique online peer support from the teaching community. Valuable resources and lively chat forums.
A group of web sites that serve K-12 students, teachers and also faculty in colleges and universities. It also offers career-building resources and services for teachers, parents and students.
An online teacher resource site with diverse and comprehensive content including, lesson plans, research assistance and teaching tools. Includes links to relevant and child-safe web sites.
An online elementary school classroom with lessons in geography, biology, language arts and early childhood activities.
California's premiere public education job search web site. It offers a broad range of job placement and training services for job seekers.
Recruiting New Teachers, Inc. (RNT)
An innovative public service outreach program that lists job openings for teachers. It also provides resources for certified teachers seeking jobs, and for school districts seeking qualified teachers.
National job postings at kindergarten, elementary schools, junior high, high schools and vocational schools. Each job posting has complete information including school name, school web site, email address, location, application deadline, salary and contact information.
A national online database for teachers seeking jobs, or for an educational human resource administrator seeking for qualified personnel.
A national database of web sites that lists teaching jobs.
DISTANCE LEARNING OPTIONS
The California Center for Teaching Careers (CalTEACH)
If you've secured a teaching position in grades K-8 of a California school (teaching multiple subjects), but have not yet started a teacher preparation program, this program can help you earn your credentials online.
The California State University - Liberal Studies Online
If you have completed two years of transferable college coursework, including all lower-division requirements, consider this online credentialing program.
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