Career Paths in Education


If you have excellent communication skills, are creative, & dedicated to helping others learn, education is the field for you! Education offers a wide variety of opportunities, whether you’ve always dreamed of finger-painting with five year olds or becoming a corporate trainer. Need more information? Below, you’ll find a sampling of books & websites that will help.


Career Library Resources

Job Search Sites for Educators handout

Job Search Timeline

5.01 Career Opportunities in Education

5.07 Opportunities in Adult Education

5.11 Opportunities in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

5.21 Expert Resumes for Teachers and Educators

5.34 The Definitive Guide to Getting a Teaching Job

5.10 101 Career Alternatives for Teachers

13.15 Opportunities in Training and Development Careers


Additional Resources & Certification

Teach Tomorrow

Teach for America

Association for Experiential Education

International Schools Services

National Center for Education Information

TNTP Teaching Fellows Programs

Math for America


Teaching English Abroad

Information Resources and Professional Organizations

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Michigan International Center guide

Language Corps

Council of International Schools (CIS)

Career Services’ Working Abroad handout

Opportunity Search Resources

Dave’s ESL Café

Teach Away

JET Program

CIEE Teach Abroad

Omprakash (mostly volunteer opportunities)



US Department of Education’s associations database

National Education Association

Pennsylvania State Education Association

Mid-Atlantic Assoc. for Employment in Education

Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education

American Society for Training & Development

American Management Association

National Art Education Association

Association for Career & Technical Education

National Association of Independent Schools

School Spring

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Career Services’ Academic Job Search handout

The National Teacher Project (TNTP)





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