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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. 

Courses in teaching and training will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Teacher
  • College/University Lecturer, Professor Human Resource Trainer
  • Physical Trainer
  • Coach                                                    
  • Child Care Director
  • Child Care Worker
  • Child Life Specialist                            
  • Nanny
  • Early Childhood Assistant                
  • Teacher Aids
  • Group Worker
  • Group Worker Assistant

Education Requirements

The Teaching and Training pathway employs some of the most highly educated workers in the labor force. Most of these occupations require licensing or certification. States have varying requirements. Many states offer alternative credentialing programs. Credentials include: Certified or Licensed Teacher, Certified Trainer, Child Development Associate (CDA) and National Board Certified Teacher.

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