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Teach for America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity.
For more information, refer to the Teach for America Web site http://www.teachforamerica.org.
Yes. Once you are accepted into the Teach for America program, you could be assigned to teach in Oklahoma as a part of the national program pursuing a collaborative effort with Oklahoma accredited schools. Once assigned by the Teach for America program to teach in Oklahoma, you would need to:
Course work and mentoring are provided by Teach for America. When course work and mentoring are completed, and after completing an application to the Oklahoma State Department of Education and paying the $50 processing fee, an Oklahoma standard certificate will be issued (valid for 5 years).