Become a Teacher
To become a certified teacher in Kansas, you will need to fulfill all prerequisite coursework, teacher preparation, and testing requirements.
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Alternative CertificationGraduates of accredited colleges or universities whose bachelor’s degree was not in education, and who have not yet earned a traditional teaching certificate, can still receive an alternative teaching certificate by satisfying certain requirements. Find out about alternative teacher certification in Kansas?
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- Incentives to teach in high-needs schools or shortage subject areas: Kansas provides no support for teachers teaching in high needs schools or teachers teaching in shortage subject areas
- Policies in place that articulate elements of effective induction: Kansas has strong induction policies in place
- Average Elementary Teacher Salary: The average elementary school teacher in Kansas makes $42,910
- Average Secondary Teacher Salary: The average secondary teacher in Kansas makes $43,620
- Teacher Salary vs. State Average Salary: The average teacher in Kansas makes 104% of the salary of the average worker in Kansas
- Number of Vacation Weeks Per Year: The average teacher in Kansas receives 15 weeks of vacation per year
Basic Skills Test
Subject Area Competence
- Kansas State Department of Education
- Kansas Teacher Tenure
- Troops to Teachers Kansas: In Kansas, Troops to Teachers is managed by the Missouri Region Office
Kansas State Department of Education
- 120 S.E. 10th Avenue
- Topeka, Kansas 66612-1182 For further information, contact:
- Susan Helbert, Director of Teacher Education & Licensure, email@example.com
- (785) 296-3201