Web sites for exam information and to register for exams:
For those interested in exploring teaching in California:
- CalTeach: For resources for beginning teachers, including information on jobs and on alternate routes to a teaching credential.
For information on curriculum, educational legislation, statistics, or news on California schools.
For questions related to teacher credentialing.
For those interested in teaching outside of California:
- Council of Chief State School Officers: For links to each state department of education, and eventually to each state’s office of teacher certification.
For initial research on educational topics:
- United States Department of Education: For information on federal programs and policy initiatives, links to other reputable sources on almost any current educational topic, and national educational statistics.
- Education Week: For up-to-date news on education in the United States.
- Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC): Entry point for educational links in any number of directions.
National associations of teachers concerned with specific content areas:
- International Reading Association
- National Council of Teachers of English
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
- National Science Teachers Association
- National Council for the Social Studies
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language
- National Art Education Association
- American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
State associations of teachers concerned with specific content areas:
Teacher associations concerned with specific groups of students:
- National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Council for Exceptional Children
- Disability links