Teachers rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians.

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Teachers rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians.

Get the Facts Out is a partnership between four national societies to change the conversation around STEM teacher recruitment. This site contains resources for prospective teachers, faculty/staff who prepare teachers, and the general public.

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Become a
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Explore the Teaching Profession… Learn about teacher well-being, salaries, and various other benefits of the profession. Find a certification program near you.

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Teachers

Recruiting Resources: Posters, Flyers, Slides and more… Find user-tested, research-based resources that are easily customizable to your local context.

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Data

Find facts about the teaching profession along with the data to back them up. Learn about the research behind the GFO resources.

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Meet all the people and universities across the country who are working to get the facts out about the teaching profession.

How much do you really know about the teaching profession? Test your knowledge about teacher job satisfaction, salaries, retirement benefits, and other facts.

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Salaries Mid-career teacher salaries range between $60,000 and $100,000. Learn More About Teacher Salaries! icon: teacher salary Careers Most teaching jobs have better retirement benefits than other jobs you can get with the same degree. Learn More About Career Prospects for Teachers! icon: globe Scholarships There are student loan forgiveness programs and scholarships for math and science teachers. Learn More About Loan Forgiveness! icon: scholarships Happiness Teachers in the United States rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians. Learn More About Teacher Happiness! icon: teacher happiness Impact Behind every advance in medicine or technology is a teacher who left a lasting impression. Learn More About a Teacher's Impact! icon: light bulb Retirement Most teaching jobs have better retirement benefits than other jobs you can get with the same degree. Learn More About Teacher Retirement! icon: retirement Careers You can get a job almost anywhere in the U.S. or abroad as a science or math teacher. Learn More About Teacher Retirement! icon: globe

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