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    Troops to Teachers

    Troops to Teachers
    Troops to Teachers (TTT) was established in 1994 as a Department of Defense program. It was later written into the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 which is presently managed by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) located in Pensacola Florida. Reflecting the spirit of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the primary objective of ...
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    Teacher Resumes for Career Changers

    Teacher Resumes for Career Changers
    Changing careers from the corporate world to teaching or administration can be one of the hardest things that a person does. You are going from what you know to something completely different, but switching careers can be extremely rewarding. Perhaps you have always wanted to be an educator, but continued on in business, receiving promotion after promotion, until you lost sight ...
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    Three Ways to Get Into Teaching as a Second Career

    Three Ways to Get Into Teaching as a Second Career
    The challenge of creating a resume and cover letter for a teaching position is daunting enough when your credentials, experience, and qualifications are rooted in the educational community. However, the task becomes even more formidable when you are one of the 50,000 individuals who come to teaching every year via the alternative route certification program. Many job seekers in this situation ...
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    Jump-Start Your Career Change

    Jump-Start Your Career Change
    The prospect of changing careers is both exhilarating and daunting. If you know exactly what you want to pursue, don't become stymied by the enormous challenges the career-change process presents. Employ these powerful strategies to make that career change a reality. Determine Your Leverage Points Inventory the skills and experiences you can leverage in your career switch. Examples include: Company Type: ...
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    Nine Tips for Starting Out or Starting Over

    Nine Tips for Starting Out or Starting Over
    Whether you're a new graduate or career changer, starting a career takes a lot of motivation and energy. If you're confident and know what you want, taking that first step is easy. But if you don't know where to begin or if you dread making that initial move, starting out -- or starting over -- is much more difficult. These tips ...
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    Transitioning into an Education Career

    Transitioning into an Education Career
    Have you been sitting back recently, contemplating your future and where you are headed? Are you thinking about changing your career, but not exactly sure where to start? Well, I'm here to tell you that you are certainly not alone. As a Certified Career Coach and Resume Writer, I often work with individuals who are looking for a rewarding career change, ...
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    Top Ten Things Career Changers Should Never Do

    Top Ten Things Career Changers Should Never Do
    Changing careers is never easy. Half the world thinks you've lost your mind, headhunters say you'll never work again and your relatives contribute the old "I told you so" routine. But for many burned-out, bored or multitalented folks who are sitting on skills they're not getting a chance to use, changing fields is the only way to keep from losing their ...
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