Are you interested in becoming a licensed teacher?  Here are some great books and educational organizations to get more information about teaching.


Reference Books for a New Teacher:

The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher (Book & DVD) 4th Edition by Harry K. Wong (Author), Rosemary T. Wong (Author)

Reluctant Disciplinarian: Advice on Classroom Management from a Softy Who Became (Eventually) a Successful Teacher, Second Edition by Gary Rubinstein

Working with Parents by Ruby K. Payne

The Teacher’s Survival Guide: Real Classroom Dilemmas and Practical Solutions by Marc R. Major

See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers, 2nd Edition by Roxanna Elden

The Everything New Teacher Book: A Survival Guide for the First Year and Beyond (Everything Series) by Melissa Kelly

K-12 Classroom Teaching: A Primer for New Professionals, 5th Edition by Andrea M. Guillaume


Educational Organizations:

National Council of Mathematics                  

National Science Teachers Association        

National Council of Teachers of English      

National Council for the Social Studies        

National Art Education Association              

National Association for Music Education   

  • Colorado Music Educators Assoc.        

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

International Technology Education Association

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

National Association of Special Education Teachers