Some people know they want to be teachers from a young age and refer to teaching as a calling. Most teachers, however, start their undergraduate education with a different career in mind or with some confusion about what they want to do. It is often difficult to know whether or not a career is for you. Regardless of whether you know you want to teach, are unsure of teaching or think you want to teach for a few years before pursuing professional school, there are many benefits to getting your teaching license and gaining some teaching experience. Some of these benefits are discussed on the Why Consider Becoming a Teacher? page.