Introduction to the field of education including Early Childhood and K-12 careers. Explores a wide range of occupations and identifies the educational and skill requirements for each. Covers ways of gathering information about specific occupations. Includes perspectives on a variety of careers to further illustrate the roles of education professionals.
Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
- Describe positions and careers in the field of education including classified (paraprofessional), certified (licensed teachers), administrators, and specialists including their typical responsibilities.
- Identify and research occupational information such as outlook, growth, wages, and training/licensure requirements for education careers in Early Childhood and K-12 settings, both public and private.
- Utilize information of a selected education career to develop occupational and educational goals.