The Bottom Line

Here's the bottom line: There is often a misperception that because you are older you are not current. You can effectively crush that stereotype by demonstrating that you are just as current as—if not more than—any other college graduate by doing your educational homework well in advance of any interview. Knock the socks off the interviewer (figuratively speaking, of course) with both your breadth and depth of knowledge about any and all matters educational.


"For me, nontraditional teachers are in high demand. That's because they bring a passion for continued learning, a sincere dedication to teaching, and well-honed time-management skills. In addition, they are good team players, they are not afraid to branch out, and they are always willing to go the distance."