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Education

Definition

Education is the study of how human beings teach, learn, and develop knowledge, values, skills, and character qualities.

Job Titles to Consider

 

Advertising Copywriter
Admissions Counselor
Alumni Relations
Coordinator
Camp Director
Career Services
Director
Child Life Specialist
College Registrar
Consultant
Curriculum Specialist
Customer Service Rep
Day Care Administrator
Editor
Employee Training Instructor
Financial Aid Counselor
Foreign-Student Advisor
Government Official
Guidance Counselor
Industrial / Institutional Buyer
Insurance Agent / Broker
Journalist
Lobbyist
Personnel Interviewer
Real Estate Broker
Research Assistant
Sales Representative
Social Work Technician
Student Affairs Administrator
Teacher - all areas
Tutor
Vocational Training Instructor
Writer / Author

 
Can you prove you have the most important skills to hear “You’re Hired”?
     

Communication Skills
Communication skills involve active listening, presentation as well as excellent writing capabilities. Can you explain technical concepts to partners, customers and coworkers in a way they will understand?

Computer and Technical Literacy
Today, most jobs require basic competency in computer software.

Interpersonal Skills
The ability to work in teams, relate to people and manage conflict is extremely important in the workplace. How have you done this in the past? What is your conflict management style?

Adaptability
Are you able to adapt to changes and manage multiple tasks? In today’s professional world, the ability to learn new technologies and adjust to changing surroundings is important.

Research Skills
Hiring managers seek employees that are skilled at assessing situations, are able to seek multiple perspectives and gather more in-depth information.

Project Management Skills
Organization, planning and effectively implementing projects are all important skills to an employer. Many companies are choosing not to hire project managers, and are expecting all employees to possess the skills necessary to carry out projects.

Problem-Solving Skills
You need the ability to use creativity, reasoning, past experience, and available resources to resolve issues in any field. Solving problems will save your organization time and money.

Strong Work Ethic
Can you take initiative? Are you reliable? Can you do the job right the first time? Managers don’t have the time watch your every move, so this is a skill that is expected from all employees.

Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence is not a skill that will be listed in a job description. However, it is a highly sought after skill that relates to social skills, social awareness and self-management abilities.

Professional Organizations

American Council on Education
www.acenet.edu

American Federation of Teachers
www.aft.org

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
www.ncate.org

National Education Association
www.nea.org

US Department of Education
www.ed.gov

American College Personnel Association
www.acpa.nche.edu

Additional Sources of Information

Teacher Support Network
www.teacherssupportnetwork.com

National Educators Employment Network
www.teachersatwork.com

Student Affairs Job Search
www.studentaffairs.com

Teaching Jobs in the U.S.
www.k12jobs.com

American School Directory
www.asd.com/cgi-bin/asd/DSHomePage

Peterson’s Education Center: K-12 Schools
www.petersons.com/k12front.html

Teacher Certification Requirements, State by State
www.academploy.com/certif.cfm

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