New Hampshire Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 16 schools)

NH Dept of Education:
http://www.ed.state.nh.us/education/
Teacher Certification in NH:
New Hampshire Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in New Hampshire. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in New Hampshire, 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

Nicknamed the Granite State, New Hampshire was the ninth state to enter the Union, and its representatives were the first to vote for the Declaration of Independence. Today, the state affords residents ample options for outdoor activities like hiking and fishing. As a small state, prospective teachers can expect to find small school districts, but cities like Manchester have a need for new teachers.

Teacher Education in New Hampshire

New Hampshire has a little more than 15 education schools. Subject area specializations are varied. Scholarships are available through the state and other organizations.

Teaching Careers in New Hampshire

Teachers in New Hampshire earn in the neighborhood of $45,500 a year, a little more than most workers in the state, according to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loan forgiveness programs are available if the teacher is willing to teach a subject in high-demand. The state does not have an undergraduate credit requirement for subject area certification.

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