How Does Much A Teacher?

995 Words Mar 29th, 2016 4 Pages
There are over 3.6 million teachers in the United States, and that ranges from pre-k all the way to college professors. (http://www.nsta.org/about/clpa/faq.aspx) One of the reason’s I chose this career was because I love to help people. Ever since I was little I use to play school with my brothers and sisters. Even as a senior in high school I tutor kids in my off time. I enjoy the satisfaction of knowing I made a difference in someone 's life. In this essay I will be writing about how much a teacher makes in the United States, and what it takes to be one.
Teaching goes as far back as 1647, although not all children attended it was a law for each city with over 100 families have at least one elementary school so the child can learn basics. (https://www.raceforward.org/research/reports/historical-timeline-public-education-us) Like things from the bible and how to write their names. The Brown v. Board of Education was a huge case that changed teaching forever. This Supreme Court case declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Which meant african americans could go to school with white people now. John Adams our second president was a teacher for a little bit. He realized teaching wasn’t for him and soon went to law school then became president shortly after.
Every aspiring K-12 teacher can enroll in a 4-year bachelor 's degree program in education to become a teacher. Which means 4 years at any college you…
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