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Queensland, Australia
New South Wales, Australia
Denmark, Europe
New Zealand - Men
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
United Kingdom
Bristol Men

United States

California - sponsored by California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC) Men in Child Care Committee.

Colorado - Men in Early Childhood-Colorado -  The mission of Men in Early Childhood- Colorado is to acknowledge the importance and achievements of male educators in the field of Early Childhood by providing support, advocacy, and education opportunities. Our focus will be on creating a support network that strengthens the community of men serving young children in Colorado.

Illinois - ME - Male Educators from Illinois State University.

Michigan - Black Male Educators of Michigan - Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan (BMEA) is a collective of educators, mentors, community leaders, and other professionals who partner to increase the number of effective Black male educators to improve the educational experiences for urban children.

Philadelphia - The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice - is a professional membership and activist organization dedicated to advancing the recruitment, development and retention of Black male educators in schools throughout Greater Philadelphia. Because all students benefit from the opportunity to learn from highly-effective, conscientious Black male educators.

Tennesee - META - Male Elementary Teachers Advocacy - a nonprofit organization committed to helping more male teachers enter the field of early childhood education.

World Network

World Forum Men in ECE

Men in Childcare and Education Global Network

European Early Childhood Education Research Journal (EECERJ) - Gender Balance

Programs for Men to teach

College & University Programs for Men
Clemson University - South Carolina - USA
- Call Me Mister program for African-American men to become elementary school teachers.

The Fellowship - Black Male Educator Convenings is a program to address the development, recruitment and retention of Black male educators in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

Bowie State University - Maryland - USA - Men Equipped to Nurture - (M.E.N.) is a specialized teacher education program at Bowie State University's School of Education aimed at recruiting and certifying males as teachers. This is a PDF file that describes the program.
California State University - Future Minority Male Teachers of California (F2MTC) - The goal of the F2MTC project is to improve the pipeline for male teachers of color throughout the California State University system so that elementary age students of color will have increased numbers of males of color serving as teachers, mentors and role models, thereby helping to close the persistent achievement gap between white students and students of color.
he Educate ME Foundation, Inc. an Indianapolis, Indiana based Social Enterprise, has partnered with Early Learning Indiana to create an innovative education program designed to grow and diversify the teacher talent pool in Early Childhood education in Indianapolis.

Men for Excellence in Elementary Teaching
A program for men in elementary education at the College of Education, University of Missouri - Columbia.

Black Men Teaching - A consortium comprised of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, California University of Pennsylvania, the Community College of Allegheny County, and Point Park University was formed to recruit African American males into their teacher education programs.

Read to Teach -
The RtT program works to increase the number of teachers from underrepresented populations in high-need content areas and high need local education agencies.

Males in Teaching - Stranmillis University College as a focal point for their Widening Participation target of encouraging more males into teacher education in Northern Ireland.

Winston-Salem State University Real Men Teach - Its purpose is to attract, prepare, and encourage more young men to enter the teaching profession.

Free Tuition Education Programs

Boston Teacher Residency - The Boston Teacher Residency program is a 13-month teacher preparation program that offers a free master's degree in education with special education certification and / or ELL certification.

Collaborative Urban Teacher (CUE) Program
CUE provides complete tuition for a master's level teacher licensure program in Special education in St. Paul, Minnesota at St. Thomas.

The New Teacher Project - The New Teacher Project (TNTP) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of outstanding individuals who become public school teachers and to creating environments for all educators that maximize their impact on student achievement.

Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers - The TSTT program provides a unique and exceptional set of services and educational activities to ensure these students will graduate from high school and are prepared for success in college to become teachers. Nearly one quarter, 24% of Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers (TSTT) students are male.

Urban Teachers - Urban Teachers program prepares high quality teachers for the schools that need them most. Provides resources to be able to get a teaching degree.

Men's (& womens') discussion e-list - ECEmen - A discussion e-list about men teachers open to both men and women. Click here: Sign up for a discussion e-list.

Innovative Programs
the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools in under-resourced communities throughout the United States.

Teach for America, Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity.

The New Teacher Project
The New Teacher Project (TNTP) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of outstanding individuals who become public school teachers and to creating environments for all educators that maximize their impact on student achievement.

Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.

Resources for new teachers
Teachers Network,
Growing and empowering teachers through connectivity, collaboration and coursework for the benefit of students, their community and American democracy.

Finding a job
School Spring - A company that matches teachers looking for jobs and school districts.

Getting Your Teacher License

TEACH - provides the information and community support that aspiring teachers need to design their own path to a rewarding, successful career.

Teacher-World - A comprehensive site showing what each state requires to get your teaching license.

American Board for Teacher Certification - An alternative route to get a teaching license.

National Center for Alternative Certification - Find your state's alternative certification program.

Certification Map - A comprehensive resource on teacher certification. Includes state by state breakdown of requirements and lots of other helpful information.

Early Childhood Teacher - for and about current and aspiring early childhood educators. We have information on how to earn your teaching certification in each state, including early childhood education (ECE) degree programs, professional organizations, where to look for jobs and blogs to follow.

USC Rossier School of Education University - offers dynamic online degree programs designed for current and aspiring teachers, as well as organizational leaders. Using a collaborative learning platform, the programs help students develop the skills they need to advance their careers and make a lasting impact on their students or organizations.

Tips for male teachers
AtoZTeacherforum elementary school teachers.

Program for boys (and girls) and young men who want to be teachers
The Breakthrough Collaborative - An internship program to mentor middle school students.

Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers - a nonprofit to fill the diversity gap in the teaching profession by training culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged students from ninth grade through college to become teachers.

Step-Up - A summer youth internship program that has boys working in child care and youth programs.

MATES Program - A complete training program in Australia with curriculum to support men teachers.

Articles on men in the lives of children
Entire journal devoted to topic of men teachers the November 2002 issue of Young Children.

Legal concerns

Falsely Accused Carers & Teachers - A website from the United Kingdom to help people who have been falsely accused of abuse.

Preventing Sexual harrassment & exploitation

Farmington, N.M. Superintendent's Office - A superintendent's webpage showing a policy to prevent sexual harrassment. Here is the background story about her development of it.


Training and Development Agency - 83% of parents would like to see more men in primary teaching.

Durham's Curriculum, Evaluation and Management Centre - Male teachers 'do not help boys.'

Teacher Training Agency - New dads 'tempted by teaching.'

Courses about male teachers

Introduction Men into Childcare - Adam Smith College in the United Kingdom has been offering a class to teach men child care theory and skills. It has had great success at training men to be child care workers.

Men in Education and the Male Teacher - An Indiana University graduate course.

Male teachers' blogs

Math Teacher - An excellent resource for those starting out as a teacher.

Technology Teacher - The next career move for the Math Teacher.

Tony - 2nd Grade teacher.

New Teacher - Social Studies working in an urban classroom [Warning: Explicit language]

I thought a think - 1st Grade teacher in Washington State, USA.

The Smithie - Public school teacher who loves the idea of public school.