I'm your guy! I'll be 62 next month. I was in Ele Ed in 1978 for a couple of years. I switched majors and I am now teaching 3rd grade and getting my Alternative Route to License (ARL). I have subbed some in the last 2 years from K to 12th. I am starting anew. I have a lot of helpers thank goodness.
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Not 60, but I'm 49 and just about to start my first year. I did medical transcription for the last 11 years and secretarial work before that, including in the military. I think I'm going to love teaching.
I will be 60 in December. Teaching my first year 2nd grade AND finishing up my Masters Degree. We are never too old..
I'm 55 and just starting my program... not going to lie, I am pretty nervous!
Started at 52! Worked 15 years as chemical engineer. Stay at home mom for next 15+, then divorced, remarried and needed employment. Teaching HS chemistry fit!
I'm not quite 60 but close enough. I am 57 and began my teaching career at 56. I taught 6th grade Social Studies this year but will teaching high school Business Education and Criminal Justice next year.
I'm close..30 years in industry (I'm 58) as an environmental scientist and Corporate Sustainability Regional Head for industry. I hoping to bring some of the more exciting and fulfilling aspects of that to a classroom but the transition is quite challenging. I know I will need the support of good teachers to make this happen but I'm really looking forward to it.
I've actually met a pre-service teacher probably into his 50s? He made a transition from someone that processes numbers to a teacher in training last year. When I was student teaching, I had a colleague going thru the education program. He's prolly in his 70s by now and currently enjoys subbing gigs. Are any of them in here? I think not.
yes, a late career change. subbed for late three years .After careful due diligence found the school and staff that's a fit
I am 51 and this is not my first rodeo but I got out of the saddle for a bit but now I am back in it. Loving it!!!
I am so happy to see other new teachers at my age. I am 60 and had substituted for 15 years when I decided to change my direction. I am still working toward my multi subject credential. Hoping to have it completed within the next year.
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