Teaching Mathematics can be an interesting and rewarding career choice. The material is challenging and teaching presents the opportunity to work with young people filled with enthusiasm and vitality. Strong demand continues for teachers in Mathematics. Students are sometimes surprised to find that their Math Education major is sought out by employers outside the field of education. Employers recognize that students successfully completing a math education program have good analytical skills, know how to work with people, and are able to manage activities. These characteristics are sought by government, industry, and business. In past years, math education students are usually under contract with a school system prior to graduation.
TEACHER EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
You are typically admitted into Teacher Education during your sophomore year or beginning of your junior year of college. Criteria for Admission to Teacher Education can be found at the following website: www.vcsu.edu/undergrad_ed/