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Career Cluster : Education & Training


Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

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Education & Training Pathways

Pathway Description: Smooth operation of any education or training institution requires competent administration. Administrators provide direction, leadership and day-to-day management of educational activities in schools, preschools, daycare centers, colleges, universities, businesses and industries, correctional institutions, museums, and job training and community service organizations.

Secondary CTE Courses

Career Exploration in Education and Training: This course will build an understanding of the academic, communication, and technical skills in all aspects of the industry. Learners will investigate a broad range of education and training careers through interest inventories and observations. This may be taught as a career exploration course in conjunction with other foundation Career Cluster courses.

Information Technology Applications: Students will practice ethical use of technology tools to manage personal schedules and contact information, create memos and notes, prepare simple reports and other business communications, manage computer operations and file storage, and use electronic mail and Internet applications to communicate, search for and access information.

Human Growth and Development: This course provides basic knowledge of human growth and development as well as skills necessary to care for lifelong development, health, CPR/first aid and nutrition. This course also provides information and activities for guiding behavior and meeting the needs of special age groups. Careers in Education and Training are explored.

Fundamentals of Education Professions: This course will provide fundamental knowledge of the subject matter and methodology used in the Education and Training cluster. It will provide students with opportunities for multiple supervised observation experiences in diverse environments that will expose them to the requirements of careers related to Education and Training.

Parenting and/or Child Development: This course introduces students to responsible and encouraging nurturing and basic applications of child development theory with emphasis on parents' and educators' responsibilities and the influences they have on children while providing care and guidance. Skills in communication, resource management and problem-solving are reinforced in this course.

Applications of Education Professions: This course introduces applications within the teaching and training profession, preparation for educational licensure and ongoing employment, exposure to legal and ethical issues, environmental structure and culture, and basic historical, sociological, philosophical, physiological and psychological principles that apply to classroom practice. Extensive observation in an approved school setting is a part of this course.

Other Courses and Elective Activities: Local student organization activities, including public speaking, record keeping and work-based experiences.

Pathway Description: The Professional Support Services pathway represents a variety of highly specialized occupations that are critical to our education and training systems. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, speech-language pathologists and audiologists assist people with personal and family needs, mental health assistance, educational goals and career decision making.

Secondary CTE Courses

Career Exploration in Education and Training: This course will build an understanding of the academic, communication, and technical skills in all aspects of the industry. Learners will investigate a broad range of education and training careers through interest inventories and observations. This may be taught as a career exploration course in conjunction with other foundation Career Cluster courses.

Information Technology Applications: Students will practice ethical use of technology tools to manage personal schedules and contact information, create memos and notes, prepare simple reports and other business communications, manage computer operations and file storage, and use electronic mail and Internet applications to communicate, search for and access information.

Human Growth and Development: This course provides basic knowledge of human growth and development as well as skills necessary to care for lifelong development, health, CPR/first aid and nutrition. This course also provides information and activities for guiding behavior and meeting the needs of special age groups. Careers in Education and Training are explored.

Fundamentals of Education Professions: This course will provide fundamental knowledge of the subject matter and methodology used in the Education and Training cluster. It will provide students with opportunities for multiple supervised observation experiences in diverse environments that will expose them to the requirements of careers related to Education and Training.

Parenting and/or Child Development: This course introduces students to responsible and encouraging nurturing and basic applications of child development theory with emphasis on parents' and educators' responsibilities and the influences they have on children while providing care and guidance. Skills in communication, resource management and problem-solving are reinforced in this course.

Applications of Education Professions: This course introduces applications within the teaching and training profession, preparation for educational licensure and ongoing employment, exposure to legal and ethical issues, environmental structure and culture, and basic historical, sociological, philosophical, physiological and psychological principles that apply to classroom practice. Extensive observation in an approved school setting is a part of this course.

Other Courses and Elective Activities: Local student organization activities, including public speaking, record keeping and work-based experiences.

Pathway Description: In addition to being knowledgeable in their subject, teachers and trainers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, as trainers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, as well as understand their educational and emotional needs. Teachers must be able to recognize and respond to individual differences in diverse learners and employ different teaching/training methods that will result in higher learner achievement.

Secondary CTE Courses

Career Exploration in Education and Training: This course will build an understanding of the academic, communication, and technical skills in all aspects of the industry. Learners will investigate a broad range of education and training careers through interest inventories and observations. This may be taught as a career exploration course in conjunction with other foundation Career Cluster courses.

Information Technology Applications: Students will practice ethical use of technology tools to manage personal schedules and contact information, create memos and notes, prepare simple reports and other business communications, manage computer operations and file storage, and use electronic mail and Internet applications to communicate, search for and access information.

Human Growth and Development: This course provides basic knowledge of human growth and development as well as skills necessary to care for lifelong development, health, CPR/first aid and nutrition. This course also provides information and activities for guiding behavior and meeting the needs of special age groups. Careers in Education and Training are explored.

Fundamentals of Education Professions: This course will provide fundamental knowledge of the subject matter and methodology used in the Education and Training cluster. It will provide students with opportunities for multiple supervised observation experiences in diverse environments that will expose them to the requirements of careers related to Education and Training.

Parenting and/or Child Development: This course introduces students to responsible and encouraging nurturing and basic applications of child development theory with emphasis on parents' and educators' responsibilities and the influences they have on children while providing care and guidance. Skills in communication, resource management and problem-solving are reinforced in this course.

Applications of Education Professions: This course introduces applications within the teaching and training profession, preparation for educational licensure and ongoing employment, exposure to legal and ethical issues, environmental structure and culture, and basic historical, sociological, philosophical, physiological and psychological principles that apply to classroom practice. Extensive observation in an approved school setting is a part of this course.

Other Courses and Elective Activities: Local student organization activities, including public speaking, record keeping and work-based experiences.


The Perkins crosswalk of educational programs of study to occupations identifies a number of programs relevant to this career cluster:

05.0101 African Studies.
05.0102 American/United States Studies/Civilization.
05.0103 Asian Studies/Civilization.
05.0104 East Asian Studies.
05.0105 Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies.
05.0106 European Studies/Civilization.
05.0107 Latin American Studies.
05.0108 Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
05.0109 Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies.
05.0110 Russian Studies.
05.0111 Scandinavian Studies.
05.0112 South Asian Studies.
05.0113 Southeast Asian Studies.
05.0114 Western European Studies.
05.0115 Canadian Studies.
05.0116 Balkans Studies.
05.0117 Baltic Studies.
05.0118 Slavic Studies.
05.0119 Caribbean Studies.
05.0120 Ural-Altaic and Central Asian Studies.
05.0121 Commonwealth Studies.
05.0122 Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)
05.0123 Chinese Studies.
05.0124 French Studies.
05.0125 German Studies.
05.0126 Italian Studies.
05.0127 Japanese Studies.
05.0128 Korean Studies.
05.0129 Polish Studies.
05.0130 Spanish and Iberian Studies.
05.0131 Tibetan Studies.
05.0132 Ukraine Studies.
05.0133 Irish Studies.
05.0134 Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
05.0199 Area Studies, Other.
05.0200 Ethnic Studies.
05.0201 African-American/Black Studies.
05.0202 American Indian/Native American Studies.
05.0203 Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
05.0206 Asian-American Studies.
05.0207 Women's Studies.
05.0208 Gay/Lesbian Studies.
05.0209 Folklore Studies.
05.0210 Disability Studies.
05.0211 Deaf Studies.
05.0299 Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
05.9999 Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other.
13.0101 Education, General.
13.0201 Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
13.0202 Multicultural Education.
13.0203 Indian/Native American Education.
13.0299 Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other.
13.0301 Curriculum and Instruction.
13.0401 Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
13.0402 Administration of Special Education.
13.0403 Adult and Continuing Education Administration.
13.0404 Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
13.0406 Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
13.0407 Community College Education.
13.0408 Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
13.0409 Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
13.0410 Urban Education and Leadership.
13.0411 Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
13.0499 Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
13.0501 Educational/Instructional Technology.
13.0601 Educational Evaluation and Research.
13.0603 Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
13.0604 Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
13.0607 Learning Sciences.
13.0699 Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other.
13.0701 International and Comparative Education.
13.0901 Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
13.1001 Special Education and Teaching, General.
13.1003 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
13.1004 Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
13.1005 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances.
13.1006 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation.
13.1007 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
13.1008 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments.
13.1009 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness.
13.1011 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
13.1012 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
13.1013 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism.
13.1014 Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed.
13.1015 Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
13.1016 Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries.
13.1017 Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
13.1018 Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs.
13.1019 Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
13.1099 Special Education and Teaching, Other.
13.1101 Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
13.1102 College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
13.1199 Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other.
13.1201 Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
13.1202 Elementary Education and Teaching.
13.1203 Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
13.1205 Secondary Education and Teaching.
13.1206 Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
13.1207 Montessori Teacher Education.
13.1208 Waldorf/Steiner Teacher Education.
13.1209 Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
13.1210 Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
13.1299 Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
13.1301 Agricultural Teacher Education.
13.1302 Art Teacher Education.
13.1303 Business Teacher Education.
13.1304 Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
13.1305 English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
13.1306 Foreign Language Teacher Education.
13.1307 Health Teacher Education.
13.1308 Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
13.1309 Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
13.1310 Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
13.1311 Mathematics Teacher Education.
13.1312 Music Teacher Education.
13.1314 Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
13.1315 Reading Teacher Education.
13.1316 Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
13.1317 Social Science Teacher Education.
13.1318 Social Studies Teacher Education.
13.1319 Technical Teacher Education.
13.1320 Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
13.1321 Computer Teacher Education.
13.1322 Biology Teacher Education.
13.1323 Chemistry Teacher Education.
13.1324 Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
13.1325 French Language Teacher Education.
13.1326 German Language Teacher Education.
13.1327 Health Occupations Teacher Education.
13.1328 History Teacher Education.
13.1329 Physics Teacher Education.
13.1330 Spanish Language Teacher Education.
13.1331 Speech Teacher Education.
13.1332 Geography Teacher Education.
13.1333 Latin Teacher Education.
13.1334 School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
13.1335 Psychology Teacher Education.
13.1337 Earth Science Teacher Education.
13.1338 Environmental Education.
13.1399 Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
13.1401 Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
13.1402 Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language.
13.1499 Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other.
13.1501 Teacher Assistant/Aide.
13.1502 Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor.
13.1599 Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other.
13.9999 Education, Other.
16.0101 Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
16.0102 Linguistics.
16.0103 Language Interpretation and Translation.
16.0104 Comparative Literature.
16.0105 Applied Linguistics.
16.0199 Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other.
16.0201 African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.0300 East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.0301 Chinese Language and Literature.
16.0302 Japanese Language and Literature.
16.0303 Korean Language and Literature.
16.0304 Tibetan Language and Literature.
16.0399 East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.0400 Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.0401 Baltic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.0402 Russian Language and Literature.
16.0404 Albanian Language and Literature.
16.0405 Bulgarian Language and Literature.
16.0406 Czech Language and Literature.
16.0407 Polish Language and Literature.
16.0408 Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian Languages and Literatures.
16.0409 Slovak Language and Literature.
16.0410 Ukrainian Language and Literature.
16.0499 Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.0500 Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.0501 German Language and Literature.
16.0502 Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.0503 Danish Language and Literature.
16.0504 Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature.
16.0505 Norwegian Language and Literature.
16.0506 Swedish Language and Literature.
16.0599 Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.0601 Modern Greek Language and Literature.
16.0700 South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.0701 Hindi Language and Literature.
16.0702 Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.0704 Bengali Language and Literature.
16.0705 Punjabi Language and Literature.
16.0706 Tamil Language and Literature.
16.0707 Urdu Language and Literature.
16.0799 South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.0801 Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.0900 Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.0901 French Language and Literature.
16.0902 Italian Language and Literature.
16.0904 Portuguese Language and Literature.
16.0905 Spanish Language and Literature.
16.0906 Romanian Language and Literature.
16.0907 Catalan Language and Literature.
16.0908 Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.0999 Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.1001 American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.1100 Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.1101 Arabic Language and Literature.
16.1102 Hebrew Language and Literature.
16.1103 Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.1199 Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.1200 Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.1202 Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
16.1203 Latin Language and Literature.
16.1299 Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.1301 Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.1400 Southeast Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
16.1401 Australian/Oceanic/Pacific Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.1402 Indonesian/Malay Languages and Literatures.
16.1403 Burmese Language and Literature.
16.1404 Filipino/Tagalog Language and Literature.
16.1405 Khmer/Cambodian Language and Literature.
16.1406 Lao Language and Literature.
16.1407 Thai Language and Literature.
16.1408 Vietnamese Language and Literature.
16.1499 Southeast Asian and Australasian/Pacific Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.1501 Turkish Language and Literature.
16.1502 Uralic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
16.1503 Hungarian/Magyar Language and Literature.
16.1504 Mongolian Language and Literature.
16.1599 Turkic, Uralic-Altaic, Caucasian, and Central Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
16.1601 American Sign Language (ASL).
16.1602 Linguistics of ASL and Other Sign Languages.
16.1603 Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
16.1699 American Sign Language, Other.
16.9999 Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
19.0000 Work and Family Studies.
19.0101 Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
19.0201 Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.
19.0299 Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services, Other.
19.0401 Family Resource Management Studies, General.
19.0402 Consumer Economics.
19.0403 Consumer Services and Advocacy.
19.0499 Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other.
19.0601 Housing and Human Environments, General.
19.0699 Housing and Human Environments, Other.
19.0701 Human Development and Family Studies, General.
19.0702 Adult Development and Aging.
19.0704 Family Systems.
19.0706 Child Development.
19.0707 Family and Community Services.
19.0799 Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other.
19.9999 Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other.
23.0101 English Language and Literature, General.
23.1401 General Literature.
23.1402 American Literature (United States).
23.1403 American Literature (Canadian).
23.1404 English Literature (British and Commonwealth).
23.1405 Children's and Adolescent Literature.
23.1499 Literature, Other.
23.9999 English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
24.0101 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
24.0102 General Studies.
24.0103 Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
24.0199 Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
25.0101 Library and Information Science.
25.0102 Children and Youth Library Services.
25.0103 Archives/Archival Administration.
25.0199 Library Science and Administration, Other.
25.0301 Library and Archives Assisting.
25.9999 Library Science, Other.
30.0000 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.
30.2301 Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
31.0501 Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
31.0504 Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
31.0505 Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
31.0507 Physical Fitness Technician.
31.0508 Sports Studies.
31.0599 Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
31.0601 Outdoor Education.
38.0001 Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
38.0101 Philosophy.
38.0103 Ethics.
38.0104 Applied and Professional Ethics.
38.0199 Philosophy, Other.
38.0201 Religion/Religious Studies.
38.0202 Buddhist Studies.
38.0203 Christian Studies.
38.0204 Hindu Studies.
38.0205 Islamic Studies.
38.0206 Jewish/Judaic Studies.
38.0299 Religion/Religious Studies, Other.
38.9999 Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
51.2207 Public Health Education and Promotion.

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