Teaching Here

Why Choose Idaho?

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What You Need to Know

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Average starting salary is $29,000.

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Required

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Not Required

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Boise State University

Becoming Certified to Teach

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  • 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

Cost of coursework for two-year program. Corps members can use their AmeriCorps award due to deferred payment plan with BSU.

  • Elementary: $8,210
  • SPED: $9,950
  • Secondary: $6,084

Other costs:

  • State Certification Costs: $140
  • Assessment Costs: $120-$500

Is a Master's Degree required?

No

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

Yes

Cost for Master's Degree

Two-year program. Corps members can use their AmeriCorps award to cover nearly all costs, due to deferred payment plan with BSU.

  • Elementary: $14,928
  • Secondary: $13,570
  • SPED: $13,148

Subjects and Grade Levels

Placement Overview

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

 

Subjects

  • 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