Teaching Certification

We asked 2569 job seekers about their Teaching Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 59% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Teaching Certification
  • 72% said earning their Teaching Certification helped them make more money
  • 90% said earning their Teaching Certification helped them get a job
  • 88% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Teaching Certification

What are people saying about getting a Teaching Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 2,564 responses

72% said earning their Teaching Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 2,564 responses

90% said earning their Teaching Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 2,563 responses

88% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Teaching Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Teaching Certification?

Based on 2,569 responses

Required for my current job
59%
Make more money
14%
Changing careers
15%
Get an edge over other candidates
6%
Help my career progression
39%
Other
14%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,056 responses

Teacher View jobs
57%
Elementary School Teacher View jobs
4%
Special Education Teacher View jobs
3%
High School Teacher View jobs
3%
Teaching Assistant View jobs
3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Teaching Certification?

1,791 people answered

“I wish I have got as many certificates as possible working with any company being certified is better to be then not to be.”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I knew of the prep courses offered by some of the area universities and colleges.”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I would have gotten licensed as a counselor. I may still go back to school for it.”

July 19, 2019

“To see what schools accept this certification.”

July 19, 2019

“Many schools are looking for this certification, I wish I had done more research on schools.”

July 19, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Teaching Certification?

1,927 people answered

“To obtain it because it's necessary”

July 19, 2019

“Never give up. Even though you having tough time just keep learning a lot.”

July 19, 2019

“Get a minor in something else like ESL.”

July 19, 2019

“It's worth it and there are a lot of resources to help you prepare for it in our area.”

July 19, 2019

“Allows for great opportunity when you secure a position, you can really make a difference in people‚Äôs lives.”

July 19, 2019
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