Careers in education /

Main Author: Edelfelt, Roy A.
Other Authors: Reiman, Alan.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago, IL : VGM Career Books, c2004.
Edition: 4th ed.
Series: VGM professional careers series
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • ch. 1.
  • An introduction to careers in education
  • A brief history of teaching in America
  • Why choose a career in education?
  • Career patterns in education
  • The scope of this book
  • Firsthand accounts
  • ch. 2.
  • Teaching in K-12 Schools
  • Public school teaching
  • Private school teaching
  • Firsthand accounts
  • ch. 3.
  • School administration
  • Principals
  • Superintendents
  • Firsthand account
  • ch. 4.
  • Central office administration and supervision
  • What being a central office administrator or supervisor is like
  • Preparation for a central office position
  • Salary and fringe benefits
  • Firsthand account
  • ch. 5.
  • Special services
  • Responsibilities of specialists
  • Kinds of specialists
  • Finding employment as a specialist
  • Fringe benefits
  • Firsthand account
  • ch. 6.
  • Teaching, research, and administration in Higher education
  • Four-year colleges and universities
  • Two-year colleges
  • Firsthand account
  • ch. 7.
  • Adult and continuing education
  • Trends in participation
  • Types of programs
  • Continuing education staff
  • Firsthand account
  • ch. 8.
  • Education in business and industry
  • What being a trainer is like
  • Preparation for becoming a trainer
  • Finding employment as a trainer
  • Salary and fringe benefits
  • Firsthand account
  • ch. 9.
  • Careers in governance and control of education
  • State boards and state departments of education
  • Federal education agencies
  • Councils and associations
  • Room at the top
  • Firsthand account
  • Appendix.
  • Directory of education organizations
  • Bibliography.