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Idaho Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 10 schools)

ID Dept of Education:
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/
Teacher Certification in ID:
Idaho Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Idaho. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Idaho, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.

Overview

Idaho is located in the northwestern United States and has a population of approximately 1.5 million. Marked by the Rocky Mountain range, Idaho is an ideal place for skiing and snowboarding, but there are many other activities to enjoy, from ATV riding, to boating, camping, golf, fishing and more. There are also plenty of amusement parks, historical attractions and casinos. Boise, Idaho’s capital city, is home to roughly 202,000 people. Manufacturing, health care and tourism are the state’s primary industries.

Teacher Education in Idaho

Those seeking financial aid in order to pursue their studies in teaching would do well to check out the Education Incentive Loan Forgiveness Plan, which caters strictly to prospective nurses and teachers, as well as Idaho’s Freedom Scholarship and the Tschudy Family Scholarship.

Teaching Careers in Idaho

Those who wish to pursue a career as a teacher in Idaho must have attended a certified Idaho teacher program, posses a bachelor's, pass a student teacher program, and pass a content knowledge assessment. It is recommended that you apply for an Initial Certificate upon graduation. The mean annual income for teachers in Idaho is $41,890, according to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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