What Can You Do with a Major in Education?

What Can You Do with a Major in Education?

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This is your guide to glide from campus to career. Ready to proceed beyond lesson plans to a career plan? This book analyzes college curriculum and employment options for you! Whether you're considering majoring in education, have your degree and want to get a job, or want to change careers, this is your definitive guide to opportunities that capitalize on an education degree.It includes: advice on college and curriculum choices - courses, internships, and more; tips to energize and expand your job search; profiles of real graduates, their jobs, and how they got them; real-world input from an assistant principal, rabbi, curriculum designer, museum educator, tutoring center owner, and textbook author; overviews of typical salary levels, hours, and work environments; and, extensive additional resources, including Web sites, professional organizations, periodicals, and more. "What Can You Do with a Major in Education?" answers your questions about everything from the skills and licenses required to the perks, peeves, and pay you can expect. It alerts you to career opportunities outside the classroom. It helps you make the grade and land the job you want.
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 132.1 x 205.7 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0764576070
  • 9780764576072

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Your guide to glide from campus to career Ready to proceed beyond lesson plans to a career plan? This book analyzes college curriculum and employment options for you! Whether you're considering majoring in education, have your degree and want to get a job, or want to change careers, this is your definitive guide to opportunities that capitalize on an education degree. It includes: Advice on college and curriculum choices--courses, internships, and moreTips to energize and expand your job searchProfiles of real graduates, their jobs, and how they got themReal-world input from an assistant principal, rabbi, curriculum designer, museum educator, tutoring center owner, and textbook authorOverviews of typical salary levels, hours, and work environmentsExtensive additional resources, including Web sites, professional organizations, periodicals, and moreWhat Can You Do with a Major in Education? answers your questions about everything from the skills and licenses required to the perks, peeves, and pay you can expect. It alerts you to career opportunities outside the classroom. It helps you make the grade and land the job you want.
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About Jennifer A. Horowitz

JENNIFER A. HOROWITZ is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in education of the gifted (Teachers College) and writing (Barnard College). She has worked in New York City schools, with educational publishers and authors, and as an advisor to parents of gifted children. BRUCE WALKER is an adjunct professor of literature and technical writing at the University of Detroit-Mercy.
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Table of contents

About This Book.1. Majoring in Education.2. Choosing a College.3. Making the Most of Your Time at College.4. Attending Graduate School.5. Career Possibilities for Education Majors.6. Breaking into the Job Market.7. Case Studies.Appendix: Resources.Index.
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