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Vermont Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 16 schools)

VT Dept of Education:
http://education.vermont.gov/
Teacher Certification in VT:
Vermont Teacher Certification Info

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

The region that is now Vermont was first settled by the French in the early 17th century, and took its name from the French ’vert mont,’ meaning green mountain. The state was the first to adopt a constitution in 1777, abolishing slavery and allowing all men to vote without property ownership requirements.

Teacher Education in Vermont

Aspiring teachers in Vermont have over 15 education schools to choose from. There is ample opportunity for master’s study, though doctoral programs are limited. Scholarships are available for education students, including minorities and students pursing specific subject areas.

Teaching Careers in Vermont

According to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Vermont teachers earn between $46,000 and $56,000 a year, putting their salaries in the mid-range of other New England teachers. The state does offer loan forgiveness programs for teachers working in needed subject areas.

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