1. Online Interview

The Office of Alternative Certification refers to this document when school districts call to inquire about potential hires. It is helpful if you are able to provide information relative to your decision to teach, work experience, experience working with children (paid or unpaid), and other information that would be of interest to a potential employer.Thank you.

* 1. Please provide contact information.

* 2. Which of the following best describes your current situation?

* 3. What is your degree?

* 4. Why do you want to teach rather than pursue your current career (or another career using your degree)?

* 5. What is your previous work experience? Please include experience working with children (paid or volunteer).

* 6. What strengths will you bring to the classroom?

* 7. What challenges do you think you will face in the classroom?

* 8. What do you think is important with regards to classroom management?

* 9. Do you currently have any job prospects? If so, where?

* 10. Are you willing to re-locate (move) to secure a teaching position?

* 11. How many miles (one way) are you willing to commute to secure a teaching position?

* 12. What is the most important thing you want us to know when considering your admission to our program (and, ultimately, your placement in a classroom)?