Careers in Education
From the Series Exploring Careers
The American education system is one of our nation's top employers. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at education jobs ranging from special education teachers to library media specialists.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Number of Pages||80|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Print + Ebook|
School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up–Students who are past asking, “What will I be when I grow up?” and who are instead wondering how to translate existing interests into marketable skills, would do well to consult this solid series. Each detailed title presents specific opportunities in a different field, offering a job description, the necessary skills and background, working conditions, salary, and a list of resources. Education, for instance, covers positions such as early childhood educator, education administrator, library media specialist, and school counselor. Interviews with individuals in these fields add a personal touch. Strong selections for students trying to winnow down their options.