Relocation can be complicated for everyone, but if you’re a teacher transferring from another school district or another state to the Triangle area, there are a few more things to keep in mind. Here’s what you need to know if you’re a teacher relocating to the Triangle area.
Your Licensing May Need an Update
Before relocating to a new state, look up the licensing requirements of that state. It may also be helpful to talk to a representative from the Department of Education to determine exactly what updates your current license will need. If you’re a National Board Certified teacher, the process will likely be a lot easier.
Triangle Tip: Wake County Public Schools, the main school district of the Triangle area, has over 1,400 board-certified teachers.
Wake County Public Schools Has a Lot to Offer
Wake County Public School System is the largest district in North Carolina and the 16th largest district in the US… which means it has a LOT to offer its students, its teachers, and its community. The district partners with local businesses and community organizations to offer a vast array of programs and resources.
Wake County Public School Teachers are Super Qualified
With over 1,400 National Board-certified teachers, WCPSS teachers are among the most qualified in the state. If you’re a Board Certified teacher, you’ll fit right in. In fact, WCPSS has employed the largest number of certified teachers of any district nationwide for nine years running!
Not certified? You may want to consider taking some extra classes to catch up.
Wake County Public Schools are Among the Best
Not only is it the largest district in the state, it’s also among the top-ranking districts, and a reason many families choose to live in the Triangle area. Over the past 5 years, WCPSS has recognized Teachers of the Year, Best Coaches, School Counselors of theYear, All-American athletes, and many, many more.
The Triangle is a Great Place to Call Home
With outstanding cultural, recreational, and of course, educational opportunities throughout the area, the Triangle truly is an amazing place to live, work, and play. Theatre, dance music, nightlightlife, festivals and events, parks and trails… what’s not to do here? There are three major research universities within a short drive, boundless organizations, groups, and clubs, and tons of outdoor and indoor activities and events.
Bonus: You’re just 2 hours to the beach and 3 hours to the mountains!
Affordable Housing is Easy to Find in the Triangle
Life is good here… but the price tags haven’t quite caught up to the high quality of living. That means there are a lot of really great housing options without the high price tags of other top-rated cities.
Relocating to the Triangle? Looking for a place to live? Contact Carla Freund Realty… we’re show you around, help you explore the neighborhoods, and ensure you find the perfect home in just the right location.