• Education and Training Pathway

    D214 Pathways Booklet

    What is the Job Outlook for Education for Teachers

    • Early Childhood teachers growth by 7% by 2024,     approximately 39,100 new jobs.
    • Elementary School teachers growth by 6% by 2024, approximately 78,300 new jobs.
    • Secondary Education teachers growth by 6% by 2024, approximately 92,700 new jobs.
    • Special Education teachers growth by 6% by 2024, approximately 31,000 new jobs.
    • Post Secondary teachers growth by 13% by 2024, approximately 177,000 new jobs.

    Would you like to get paid to help others learn new things?

    The Education and Training Career Pathway involves planning, managing, and providing education and training services and related learning support services.

    Possible careers include: Superintendent, principal, or administrator, Teacher or instructor, Preschool or kindergarten teacher, Clinical, developmental, or social psychologist, Social worker, Counselor, Teacher assistant, Parent educator, Child care worker, Coach, Recreation worker, Sign language interpreter.

    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. This pathway includes work based learning, internships and dual credit courses. Harper College, National Louis University and Easter Illinois University are partners of this pathway.  A student following this pathway in full will earn 15 hours of college credit.



  • College Education Academy

  • College Inquiry into Teaching

  • College Intro to Education

  • Foundations for Learning

  • Intro to Teaching methods