Teachers suffer from a problem in the U.S. in that they are not respected anywhere near as highly as in other countries. Such devaluing of the importance of educators also undermines the entire education system.
A surprising number of professors are living below the poverty line in the States, suggesting that education is no longer a viable career for many.
Fortunately the skills that you need to teach are often easily applied to entrepreneurship. The specialist knowledge acquired to be able to become an expert in a teaching field opens them up to numerous self-created careers within that path.
By leveraging technology solutions, there are lots of ways a teacher can become an entrepreneur on a full or part-time basis. Take a look at this week’s infographic below for some educational entrepreneurial inspiration.