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Announcing TEACH Kansas City
No matter where you are on your path, get the support and resources you need to navigate the teaching profession.
Jan. 16, 2018

TEACH Kansas City has launched! After many months of research, planning, production and tight collaboration, your ultimate resource for becoming a teacher in the Kansas City area is ready to go.



In this article, we'll cover the services we offer and partnerships that make them possible.

If you're ready to dive in, get started with TEACH Kansas City now.

What you get

You have unique skills and experiences that will help you succeed as a teacher. TEACH Kansas City offers the support and resources you need to navigate the teaching profession, no matter where you are on your journey.

If and when you've got questions, we're here to support you.

"TEACH Kansas City is your one-stop-shop for exploring the teaching profession, understanding state certification requirements, finding a good-fit training program, getting help with application process, and discovering over a dozen KC-area district and charter schools. If and when you’ve got questions, we’re here to support you." -John Hsu, Chief Programs Officer

Just starting out? Build a roadmap to determine your fit. In a few minutes, you’ll have an actionable plan for taking next steps in your career.

Curious to learn more about teaching in the Kansas City metro area? Visit Explore KC for a deeper dive into the regional advantages of becoming a teacher, including information on Salary & Benefits and more about local Schools & Community.

Ready to apply for a teacher preparation program? Check out Find Programs to compare educational opportunities in Kansas City by hands-on experiences, preparation for diverse populations, mentoring and more.

Explore your fit and build your skills so you feel confident on your first day. Determine if teaching is right for you—and what your unique path forward is. Then, the world is your classroom.

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From prep program profiles to info on salary and benefits, you get access to everything you need to be successful as a teacher in Kansas City.

About the initiative

Our schools require skilled, ingenious teachers to improve the world around us. That’s why we assembled the best and brightest in KC education to form TEACH Kansas City. Our partners include the region’s school districts, teacher preparation programs, and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (EMKF). Why?

Because we can’t do it alone. At TEACH.org, we’ve built some of the best apps and resources to determine whether teaching is a professional fit, to research and compare programs, and even to get a glimpse into what leading a classroom in different parts of the U.S. is like. But by joining forces with EMKF, we can take our services even further—to include support, professional development and career advancement opportunities via their KC Talent Strategy.

We support more people find a career that allows individuals to be bold, innovative and uncommon.

"At the Kauffman Foundation, we highlight the beliefs that Mr. Kauffman held dear, which include taking the uncommon path. Teachers are the best example of being uncommon as they think creatively, lead courageously and forge new opportunities for students to succeed. Through TEACH Kansas City, we can support more people find a career that allows individuals to be bold, innovative and uncommon." -Jacqueline Erickson Russell, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

When you join TEACH Kansas City, you’re joining a community of passionate professionals dedicated to improving our schools today, one excellent teacher at a time.

Take the first step

You’re ready to become a teacher. Or maybe you’re just curious. Either way, it’s time to sign up. You’ll get access to everything we mentioned above, and we’ll stay in touch, too—by email, text or phone—to make sure you’re making moves in the education world.

What are you waiting for? Create your account.