Careers in Education & Training is designed to provide need-to-know information on the various careers that students can choose from. This reference text offers interested students valuable direction on 24 different career paths, each with their own separate chapter. Each chapter features details on employment prospects, expected earnings, necessary education and training, applicable skills, and likelihood of advancement.
The job outlook for teachers range from good to excellent, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with the highest growth areas in special education, English as a Second Language, science and math. Students interested in a career in education and training have a wide variety of choices when selecting a career path.
Each of the 24 chapters is between is 3,500 to 4,000 words in length, all including a career snapshot, and helpful visuals such as diagrams and charts. Each career is organized by:
- Occupational Specialties
- Work Environment
- Education & Training
- Earnings and Advancement
- Employment and Outlook
- Networking Contacts
- Areas with the Highest Employment Levels
- A Day in the Life
- and Conversations with Real Professionals.
Finally, the volume's appendixes offer a section of useful reference resources such as a detailed explanation of the Holland code, which will help students determine if a career in Education fits their personality; a general bibliography for further reading; and a subject index. Some career paths students can expect to read about include:
- Athletic Director
- Career & Technical Education Teacher
- College Faculty Member
- Education Administrator
- Elementary School Teacher
- Librarian & Media Specialist
- Special Education Teacher
- Speech-Language Pathologist
This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.