Welcome to Teach LA

The Teach Louisiana website serves as a one-stop shop for information regarding teacher certification, preparation programs, and employment opportunities. To view this information, access the tabs at the top of the page or the links to the right. To create an account with teachlouisiana.net, click here.

Talent Recruitment System

The Teach LA website now includes a new feature called the Talent Recruitment System to help districts find potential teacher and leader candidates and to help potential candidates find vacancies. The Talent Recruitment System matches teacher and leader candidates with districts/school vacancies. This system allows Human Resource personnel to post job vacancies to the Teach Louisiana website, as well as view applicant matches in their inbox. Teachers and leaders are now able to create employment profiles and browse vacancies more easily. To view job vacancies and/or for viewing step-by-step instructions on creating an employment profile, click on the Jobs tab at the top of the home page. Click here to register as a Teach LA account holder and then you will be able to create your Employment Profile.

Department Announces Recipients of Second Cohort of Believe and Prepare Educator Preparation Grants

The Department announced the 26 recipients of the second cohort of Believe and Prepare Educator Preparation Grants. These pilots will share $1 million in grant funding to develop teacher preparation programs that give prospective teachers more time to practice and that better meet the teacher workforce needs of the districts.  

Cohort two includes pilots that will start admitting programs this spring and pilots that are using this year for planning and development.  These pilots will work together to build tools and develop resources that expand the Believe and Prepare community's most promising practices. 

Click here for a full list of grant awards. For more information on the Believe and Prepare program, email believeandprepare@la.gov.

Department Releases a Request for Applications for the Third Cohort of Believe and Prepare Educator Preparation Grants

The Department released a Request for Applications (RFA) for the third cohort of Believe and Prepare Educator Preparation Grants. Through Believe and Prepare, schools, districts, and preparation program partners have the opportunity to meet teacher readiness or staffing challenges through grants of up to $200,000.
Cohort 3 awards will prioritize partnerships that:

  • Build cadres of exceptional mentor teachers with defined roles and structured opportunities to support new and preparing teachers
  • Substantially increase the number of teachers participating in a yearlong residency
  • Increase the number of special education teachers participating in teacher preparation programs.
Cohort 1 and 2 participants are eligible to apply, including participants in the Community of Development.

Applications will be limited to four pages and are due by 5pm on Friday, September 18.

Applicants must submit their notice of intent HERE by August 31 and sign up for an application proposal conversation.
Grant awardees will be announced the week of September 21st.

The RFA is available on the Believe and Prepare homepage.