Education Careers is a student intern teaching program. Students apply what they learn in real classrooms with real students. If you enjoy working with children and recognize the talents of each individual child, this pathway is for you. In this program, you will learn:
Admission into college programs can be competitive. To be prepared, gain experience working with children. Develop your written and spoken communication skills, and do your best in all high school courses. The following courses will help prepare you for the Education Careers program, college, and a career in the education field:
All career and salary information is cited from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The typical student’s career goals include elementary and special education teachers, preschool teachers, instructional aides, counselors, social workers, therapists, and school administrators. Students create and present lesson plans in the classrooms and must be comfortable working independently with students and teachers. Most students continue their education at the postsecondary level.
Students completing this program continue their education in 2- and 4-year postsecondary programs to be eligible for a teaching license, or they begin a career as a school aide right after high school graduation.