Students

Elementary 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! Please note that some careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Elementary School Teacher
Guidance Counselor
Coach
Early Childhood Educator
Principal
School District Superintendent
School Librarian
Teacher Aide

Related Elementary Education Links:

National Education Association
Teach for America
Want to Teach
Teachers.net
American Federation of Teachers
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Where else can I find information?

USF Elementary Education Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online