Education & Training Cluster

This career cluster prepares for careers in providing, supporting and managing the education and training of millions of learners. It encompasses ages from pre-school through adults; varies from informal to formal settings; and provides for the skills necessary for initial entrance as well as updating skills to advance within the job or train for a different one.

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Education & Training At-A-Glance

Typical High School Classes

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Exploring Education and Training
  • Experiencing Teaching
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education

Career & Technical Student Organizations

Get involved with these organizations that support Education and Training!

Skills USA
FCCLA
Ed Rising

H3 Occupations & Average Entry Wage

Elementary School Teachers – $40,624
Secondary School Teachers – $40,769
Middle School Teachers – $42,576
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School – $73,076
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary – $50,372
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors – $37,145
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary – $38,717
Special Education Teachers – $40,591
Interpreters and Translators – $27,132
Librarians – $28,393
Career/Technical Education Teachers/ Secondary School – $41,147

Find more H3 jobs at: h3.ne.gov

*This H3 list based on projected highest number of openings in Nebraska through 2024. Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information

Education Pathways to begin your career

 

Pathway Certificate Diploma Associate’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree Military
ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
CAREER, TECHNICAL EDUCATION TEACHER
CHILD CARE WORKER
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND TEACHING
HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION AND TEACHING
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION AND TEACHING
PHYSICAL EDUCATION / COACHING
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING
SPEECH – LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
SPECIAL EDUCATION
TEACHER ASSISTANT / AIDE

Check out all education and training options. Entry into these careers may begin with:

  • Apprenticeships
  • On-the-job training
  • Attaining stackable credentials
  • Entry-level employment

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