Great career choice! Starting out in teaching can be a mix of idealism, excitement and trepidation. The professional support you get from your colleagues, your school and the teaching community will keep you in good stead as you experience the joys and challenges of teaching. Your professional teaching association is here to support you in your professional growth, to assist in your ongoing development of knowledge, skills and confidence and most importantly welcome you into a collegiate community of teachers committed to being our best so that we may inspire our students.