Why Teach?

If you want to make a difference in the lives of children and your community, advance social justice, or teach simply because you're a lifelong learner yourself, you're not alone.

Here some inspiring video testimony of why becoming a teacher is important.

High school teacher, Elizabeth Villanueva, explains why she continues to be a teacher: "Because I see myself in my students, because I feel that the student population that I work with is a reflection of who I was as a recent immigrant, growing up in Salinas, California not knowing English and not having hopes and dreams..."