Make a positive impact in a child’s life.

FastForward Education Credentials

Do you wish you could impact a child’s future and help them dream bigger than they thought possible? For some students, their teachers are the most positive influence in their life, and our teaching credentials give you the opportunity to be that influence for children in Virginia.

There is high demand for qualified teachers in certain fields across Virginia. Train for a teaching credential through FastForward and start your career as a licensed teacher, teaching assistant, or English for Speakers of Other Languages teacher (ESOL). You can also earn your Google Certified Teacher credential, which certifies you to use Google educational tools in your classroom.


Here’s what some of our education graduates are doing today.

Kenya, Richmond, VA

Credentials: Teacher License

Current Position: Instructor, Business Education

“As an older adult, it’s never too late to make a good decision, make a positive change, and switch careers.”

Jordan, Richmond, VA

Credentials: Teacher License

Current Position: High School Teacher, Math & Science

“Because of FastForward, I have the job I always dreamed of as a high school teacher.”

What kinds of careers are available?

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Teacher (ESOL)
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Google Certified Educator
  • Teaching Assistant

Virginia’s Community Colleges offer different training programs on each campus to respond to the needs of local employers. Your FastForward coach can tell you more about training programs and schedules at your local community college.

I’m ready to start my career in education!

Reach out to a FastForward Coach now and get more information about education careers!