Teacher Shortage Areas

Certain subject matter and geographic areas are in need of qualified teachers. If you have expertise in one of these subject matter areas, you may qualify for an alternative route to certification. For more information, visit the Professional Educator Standards Board.
Take a detour from the rat race to teach in a shortage area.

Subject Matter Shortage Areas

  • Special Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Science 
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Level Math/Science 
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Biology 
  • Earth Science