The Department of Education released a nationwide listing of all the teacher shortage areas through March 2009 (see below).  In my book I mention the benefits of seeking additional endorsements/certifications, specifically in high need areas.  Check out your state’s shortage areas, and consider whether you have positioned yourself to take advantage of this.


Road to Teaching: A Guide to Teacher Training, Student Teaching, and Finding a Job

DOE’s Statewide Listing of Teacher Shortages