Education and Training Career Cluster
Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.
Career Pathways within this Cluster:
Administration and Administrative Support - Smooth operation of any education or training institution requires competent administration. Administrators provide direction, leadership and day-to-day management of educational activities in schools, preschools, daycare centers, colleges, universities, businesses and industries, correctional institutions, museums, and job training and community service organizations
Professional Support Staff - The Professional Support Services pathway represents a variety of highly specialized occupations that are critical to our education and training systems. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, speech-language pathologists and audiologists assist people with personal and family needs, mental health assistance, educational goals and career decision making.
Teaching and Training - In addition to being knowledgeable in their subject, teachers and trainers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, and motivate learners, as well as understand their educational and emotional needs. Teachers must be able to recognize and respond to individual differences in diverse learners, and employ different teaching/ training methods that will result in higher learner achievement.