Before buying something, most people enjoy the opportunity to sample what they’re investing in before they buy. For many professions, opportunities to sample aren’t available. Teaching is one of the few careers that allows you to do just that. Becoming a substitute teacher allows individuals with an interest in or passion for teaching to pursue teaching while keeping their career options open.
Fundamentals of Substitute Teaching
In Wisconsin those holding a bachelor’s degree in any subject from an accredited university can apply for a three-year substitute teaching permit after completing the WEA Academy’s online course, Fundamentals of Substitute Teaching.
Wisconsin faces a dramatic shortage of qualified substitute teachers. As a result, job security is one of the benefits of substitute teaching. Additional benefits include flexibility in the number of days you work, choice over the schools you select and vacations that align with school calendars.
Unlike working in an office or cubicle, the classroom is a unique setting to share your unique personality. Teachers can enrich lessons with their energy, experience, interests, talents and skills. Whether it’s kindergarten or high school, students appreciate substitute teachers who can create a distinct and rewarding learning environment.
Teachers make a difference every day. Whether you’re looking for a career change, to supplement your income or keep busy in retirement, Fundamentals of Substitute Teaching through WEA Academy allows you to pursue this rewarding profession
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