Elementary Teacher

What do they do? Promote an understanding of the importance of trees and healthy forests.

Description: Those who love children, challenges, and making a difference for the future may find teaching to be a rewarding career. Teachers can help shape children’s understanding of the importance of trees within a well-rounded curriculum, preparing future generations to be caretakers of our growing forests.

Education: Four-year college degree plus teaching credential.

Salary: Begins at about $20,000 per school year and peaks at about $40,000, varying regionally.