Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Major

A major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods - Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching is a program that prepares individuals to teach adult students in various settings, including basic and remedial education programs, continuing education programs, and programs designed to develop or upgrade specific employment-related knowledge and skills.

Includes courses that prepares individuals to stay on top of educational trends, expand skill set, and create a curriculum that sets students up for success.  Common focus areas likely include technical development,  leadership, classroom management, and specialized training.  May also involves seminars and practicum.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods - Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching (use the College Search feature and enter "professional development" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods - Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching?

Very often, a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods represents a second bachelor’s program.  Specifically, in the area of  Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, you may have the opportunity to expand your teaching career into the realms of self-enrichment educator or self-enrichment coordinator.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods - Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

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