Types of Jobs

Education and training workers guide and train people. As a teacher, you could influence young lives. You could also support the work of a classroom teacher as a counselor, librarian, or principal. You could coach sports activities or lead community classes.

You could also work with adults. For example, you could lead training to employees in a business or you could work as a university or college professor for undergraduate or graduate students.


  • Administration & Administration Support
  • Professional Support Services
  • Teaching and Training

Local Job Shadow Options

  • Local elementary and high school teachers and aides
  • Nurseries and Day Care Centers
  • Local college professors
  • Local Librarian
  • Athletic Coaches

Elk/Cameron County Locals

View the videos from local folks to learn more about this career

Program Manager:
Amy Goode
Community Education Center

Brice Benson


Assessing what you like and things you do can lead you to a career field.

Does this sound like you?
  • Enjoys tutoring or babysitting young children
  • Attends summer camps
  • Helps others draw, write or read
  • Loves to do arts and crafts in your spare time
  • Play games with spelling, reading or math
  • Assists with Coaching sports
Are these your favorite subjects?
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Human Development
  • Intro Elem School Teaching
How do you spend your spare time?

Consider these local opportunities to expand your skills in this field.

  • Work as a library aid.
  • Teach a community education class.
  • Tutor a family member or neighbor.
  • Coach a local sports team.
  • Volunteer or sign up for a class as a teacher assistant in an elementary or high school.
  • Become a part of organizations such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Girl/Boy Scouts.
Challenges, Camps, Workshops & More!

Local Post-Secondary Education / Trainings

  • Early Childhood Education (AS)
  • Biology Education 7-12 (BS)
  • ​Business Computer & IT K-12 (BS)
  • Chemistry Education K-12 (BS)
  • Early Education PreK-4 (BS)
  • English Education 7-12 (BS)
  • Health & Phys Ed K-12 (BS)
  • Math Education K-12 (BS)
  • Social Studies Education K-12 (BS)
  • Education Early Child (BS)
  • Education Middle Level (BS)
  • Education Secondary (BS)
  • Education Special Ed (BS)