Why TEACH STEM?


  • There are student loan forgiveness programs and scholarships for math and science teachers
  • Most teaching jobs have better retirement benefits than private industry
  • You can get a job almost anywhere as a science or math teacher
  • Most people underestimate teachers’ salaries by $10K-$30K
  • Science teachers report having higher overall job satisfaction than other STEM professionals
  • Over 78% of high school science teachers are still in the classroom after 5 years of teaching
  • About half of all science and math majors report an interest in becoming a teacher
  • Teaching is one of the best ways to work abroad, teaching science or math in an American school
  • Teachers are six times more likely to say that they make a difference in people’s lives than other STEM professionals