Teaching Here

Why Choose Idaho?


What You Need to Know


Salary Range: $30,000- $32,000




Not Required

Cost: $13,000- $15,000 


Boise State University

Cost: $6000

Becoming Certified to Teach

  • Overview
  • Master's Degree Option

Certification Requirements

Corps members are required to pass the PRAXIS II exam for all subjects they are hired to teach.

Certification Partner

Boise State University

Certification Costs


Our program consists of all corps members completing 12 credits at Boise State University. Boise State accepts tuition deferment and if you are eligible, you can apply your AmeriCorps award to your program. Costs will vary depending on program and track. It is important to note these are projects and are dependent upon in-state tuition rates and a year to year agreement with Boise State University. If you have any questions or concerns about tuition or ongoing certification, please reach out to levi.mogg@teachforamerica.org.


Is a Master's Degree required?


Is it possible to obtain a Master's Degree in two years?


Cost for Master's Degree

$13,000- $15,000 

Subjects and Grade Levels

Placement Overview

  • Grade Levels: K-12
  • Number of School Districts: 3
  • Number of Schools: 7
  • Students Served: 900



  • Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Earth Sciences
  • Health Careers 
  • Math
  • Tech Education
  • English
  • Special Education
  • Elementary

Neighborhood Spotlight: Nampa

Regional Expenses

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What's Left Over
Ongoing Certification Costs
You may be able to offset ongoing certification costs with an AmeriCorps education award. Learn more.
One Time Summer Start Up Costs
Estimated Start Up and Certification Costs