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Teachers, Teaching, and Education.....

Teachers and teaching...

Recruiting New Teachers, Inc.: Recruiting New Teachers, Inc. (RNT) is a national non-profit organization which was formed in 1986 to raise esteem for teaching, expand the pool of prospective teachers, and improve the nation's teacher recruitment and development policies and practices. (As of 1/25/07 -- the site is undergoing some changes and is not available. Check back for their site's availability.)
U.S. Department of Education: All sorts of information regarding education, teaching, financial assistance, etc.
The New Teacher Project: From their web site: "The New Teacher Project (TNTP) is a national non-profit organization that partners with educational entities to increase the number of outstanding individuals who become public school teachers".
Teach NOLA: Teaching for New Orleans, LA. New Orleans' "The New Teacher Project".
Oakland Teaching Fellows: Program for recruiting teachers for Oakland, CA.
Teach NYC: Programs for recruiting teachers for the New York City school system.
Recruiting new teachers: A Yahoo search and the results...


CompTIA CTT+ Certification: From their web site: "The CompTIA CTT+ certification is the cross-industry credential recognizing excellence in instruction." If you teach, especially in a technical field, you might want to check out this exam and certification.


Academic Employment Network: Jobs for teachers.
AfterCollege: Jobs for teachers, whether new college grad, experienced, looking for an internship, co-op, post-doctoral study, etc.
American Society for Training & Development (ASTD): Teaching, training, and education-related jobs. Academic and corporate environments. See also their site generally for information about ASTD.
Career Resource Homepage: University HR: Teaching jobs at universities and community colleges. Link goes to page showing California schools, but you can click on your state for specific listings.
California Community Colleges, Chancellor's Office: A listing of the California community colleges. For jobs, check the Personnel and Employee Services link, and especially The Registry link.
Job Web: Teaching and training jobs shown by company.
Teaching, Academic Administration and Industrial Training Jobs: University and Colleges, K-12 Teaching and Administrators - Internet Job Sites. Includes sites such as The Chronicle of Higher Education and Academic Careers.
Training Teaching and training jobs in various categories.

Specific schools and/or the Sacramento area generally.
University of California, Davis: Search for management, teaching, professional, or other jobs at UC Davis.
Los Rios Community College District: Search for management, teaching, or other professional positions at American River College, Cosumnes College, Folsom Lake College, or Sacramento City College.
University of California Office of the President (UCOP): Search for management, teaching, professional, or other jobs the Office of the President.
Sierra College: Search for management, teaching, professional, or other jobs at Sierra College (Rocklin, CA).
California State University, Sacramento: Search for management, teaching, professional, or other jobs at CSUS. Go to the job seekers link for categories of jobs.
ITT Technical Institute: Search for management, teaching, professional, or other jobs at ITT Technical Institute at their jobs link.
Golden Gate University: Search for management, teaching, professional, or other jobs at Golden Gate University.
National University National University. Multiple locations, including Sacramento.
Heald College: Search for faulty and staff jobs at Heald. Go to the job listings link.

My jobs page: I have other search tools, company web sites, and other resources on my page for employment. Clicking on this this link will take you to the section for education.

Teaching in Japan.

Nova Group: Teaching in Japan.
AEON Schools: Teaching in Japan.
Berlitz Japan, Inc.: Teaching in Japan.

A good web site, comparing the different large companies which employ Americans to teach English in Japan, can be found at The Teaching in Japan Job Links Page. Especially check out the the link Language School Question and Answer Section for how each company responded to standard questions about pay, time commitment, vacations, housing, etc.

Scholarships, grants, loans, etc. Scholarship information, primarily for students, but some info for teachers-to-be. A lottery to win a $10,000, $25,000, or $50,000 scholarship. Links to other scholarship resources. (No longer listed.)

Local Adult Education Programs (Sacramento, CA)

Sacramento-area learning: Local colleges, adult-ed programs, and other training.

Distance Learning For Adults

Degree programs

Stanford: Stanford Center for Professional Development.
SFSU College of Extended Learning: San Francisco State University online.
University of California, Berkeley: UC Berkeley Extension now offers a full range of online courses.
University of California, Santa Cruz: Extension classes and on line learning.
San Diego State University -- Ed Web: Tech education is coming online.
University of Phoenix: University of Phoenix. Take your pick: online, on-ground, or FlexNet (combination of both). See also: University of Phoenix Education Programs for graduate degrees in education.
Golden Gate University: Various locations on-ground, and a cybercampus for online learning. Business; Law; Technology; Taxation.
University Alliance: Distance learning from Regis University and St. Leo University.
United States Open University : Distance learning for business, information science, and management. See also United States Open University intro and United States Open University, MBA Program.
ClassesUSA: Online degree programs from such providers as University of Phoenix Online, Bellevue University, and ITT Technical Institute. Browse by type of degrees offered, or by programs/areas of interest.

Distance Learning Organizations

ITC: Distance Education Links & Resources: Click on the "Distance Education Associations" link for professional associations.
E-learning Exchange: Click on the "Professional Associations" link.

Technical programs and certification programs

The name of the owner of the site follows in parentheses.

CompTIA CTT+ Certification: From their web site: "The CompTIA CTT+ certification is the cross-industry credential recognizing excellence in instruction." If you teach, especially in a technical field, you might want to check out this exam and certification. (CompTIA)
Microsoft Training and Certifications: Microsoft certification options and programs (Microsoft site).
Cisco Certifications: Cisco certification programs (Cisco site).
Network Associates: Sniffer University and Sniffer training (Network Associates). See also a related site with other links.
Global Knowledge: Instructor-led and self-paced technical training. See also their self-paced training programs, as well as their Cisco training program. (Global Knowledge)
Thompson - NETg (formerly KnowledgeNet): Online training for Cisco, MCSE, and a variety of technical topics. E-learning. (Thompson - NETg)
New Horizons: Technical training, software training, and certification programs. Classroom, instructor-led training, as well as CBTs and web-based training. Pick your location and training choices. See also their Sacramento location. (New Horizons)
Technical & Professional Writing Program: San Francisco State University's TPW Program prepares technical and professional writers.(San Francisco State University)
Multimedia Workshop: Web development courses. In-person and self-help.

Taking tests (tech certifications)

Global Knowledge: Take an on-line assessment test to see what the CCNA test is like. You can always go to Global Knowledge's main site and check out their other options.
Free IT Tests (from The IT Cisco, MCSE, CNE, etc. This site also offers Free Exams and you can visit their main site for free information on a variety of topics.
Boson Software: Offers practice exams (some free, some with expanded versions you pay for) on topics such as Cisco, Linux, Novell, Oracle, Microsoft, and many others.
Whizlabs Software: E-learning focusing on IT Certification Test Simulators. Certifications for Sun Certified Java2 Programmer, MCSE Win 2000 Certification, CISCO CCNA Certification, Red Hat Linux Certification, and others.

Masters Institute: Masters Institute online training, and certification programs (Cisco, Novell, Microsoft, etc.). See also their resident program for Silicon Valley.(Masters Institute). (No longer in business.)

Other programs and resources

The Princeton Review: Find out about colleges, law schools, med schools, or graduate schools. General information on admissions tests, best schools, loans, etc.
Graduate School Admissions Tests: Learn about what tests are required for admission to law school med school, graduate programs, etc. LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, GRE, etc.
Kaplan College: Law school, nursing, paralegal studies, etc.
The Education Consortium: Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Washington, DC-based.
World Lecture Hall: Contains links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials.
Global Knowledge Network: Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) Courses for Cisco, Novell, telecommunications, etc. See also their Home Page. Online training on a variety of subjects. Tutorials, how-to, etc.
Barnes & Noble University : Online training on a variety of subjects. Free training, but you might have to purchase books for your class.
Encarta Training Center: Online training on a variety of subjects. Various courses and training; Microsoft certification programs, Encarta research tools, etc. Online resources for information on a variety of subjects.
Capella University: According to their web site: "Capella University offers over 500 online courses, as well as undergraduate and graduate degree programs in 40 areas of specialization." See also their technology section.
Tech & Computing: Online training from, Learn-IT-Today, American College of Computer & Information Sciences, and Capella University.
How Stuff Works: How DOES stuff work? Find out here. (Be sure to check out my online reference page for other research resources.)
Professional Cartoonists Index site: Lesson plans and helpful items...

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This site last updated August 19, 2008.

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