Education

(including elementary, secondary, and special education.)

Education is a career in which graduates can find the satisfaction of helping young people learn. Teachers are now in high demand and have the ability to make a large impact on many lives.  Employment opportunities are enhanced by willingness to consider teaching at several grade levels and by strong subject preparation.  In addition to being classroom teachers, education majors have the opportunity to pursue careers as coaches, administrators, or education directors. Teachers play a vital role in our society because they train tomorrow's leaders!

Related career titles

Adult education instructor
Athletic director
Coach
Curriculum director
Day care administrator
Early childhood educator
Elementary school teacher

Grant writer
Guidance counselor
Non-profit organization director
Principal

School district superintendent
School librarian
Secondary school teacher
Special education teacher
Teacher aide

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Education and Related Services
Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science
Careers for Kids at Heart and Others Who Adore Children
Careers in Child Care
Careers in Education
Guiding Careers Choices in Early Education
Opportunities in Adult Education Careers

Opportunities in Child Care Careers
Opportunities in Education Careers
Opportunities in Teaching Careers
Opportunities in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

*Books are available for checkout.

Related education links

K-State College of Education
http://coe.k-state.edu

National Education Association
http://www.nea.org

Want to Teach
http://www.wanttoteach.com

Teachers.net
http://teachers.net

American Federation of Teachers
http://www.aft.org

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
http://www.aacte.org

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
http://www.ncate.org/

Leadership Studies Minor
http://www.k-state.edu/leadership/academics/