CEA Student Program
Ready to Enter the Profession?
You've just about completed student teaching, and can't wait to get your own classroom! Knowing that many other soon-to-be-graduates will be
looking for teaching jobs also, read these tips that can help you stand out in the crowd and get the interview and position you want.
Your resume can be the tool that successfully introduces you to a school district, so you want to write your resume in
a way that makes you stand out from other candidates. You'll find information about resume writing, sample resumes, and
information from university centers here.
Your introductory letter is one of your first avenues for 'selling' yourself to a school district that has open positions.
In it, you want to say enough to catch the reader's attention, but not so much that the letter drags on. You'll find more
information about writing a good introductory letter and sample letters here.
Tips and ideas on deciding where you want to work and live, finding open teaching positions and having a successfuly interview.
The most important responsibility you hold as a teacher in CT is to make sure your certificate is always valid. Working
under an expired certificate is, technically, illegal, and can have serious consequences. Maintaining a valid certificate
is simple and requires knowing some basic information.