What Can You Do With A Major In Secondary Education? 

 

Secondary school teachers help students delve more deeply into subjects introduced in elementary school and expose them to more information about the world and themselves.  Secondary school teachers specialize in a specific subject such as English, Spanish, mathematics, history or biology.  Classroom presentations are designed by the teachers to meet the students needs and abilities.  Teachers may also need to include multicultural programming in their lesson plans to address the needs of all students.  In addition, teachers oversee study halls and supervise extracurricular activities. This helps them to identify physical or mental problems so the students are referred to the proper resource agency for diagnosis and treatment.  Public school teachers must have at least a bachelor's degree and be licensed.

 

 
 

 Some Related Career Titles 

To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

  • Substitute Teacher
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • High School Coach
  • Reading Teacher
  • Algebra Teacher              

  • Biology Teacher

  • History Teacher

  • Language Arts Teacher

 

 

 

Typical Employers/Work Settings  

 

  • Secondary Schools
  • Employment Services
  • Local Government
  • State Government
  • Educational Support Services

  • Religious Organizations

  • Individual and Family Services

 

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Beginning Salary Range: 

 From the Spring 2008 NACE Salary Survey (National Association of Colleges and Employers) B.A.E.: $36,000; M.A.E.: $43,000 For more information on salaries click here

 

Links To Professional Associations  

Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA)

National Education Association (NEA)

 

 

Job Search Information 

National Organizations or Databases

http://www.achievementfirst.org/careers/overview/

http://www.teachforamerica.org/why-teach-for-america?gclid=CLe0k_2dha8CFYub7QodmBsK2w

http://www.teacherjobs.com/

http://k12jobspot.com/

http://education.uky.edu/AcadServ/content/employment

http://www.teachercertificationdegrees.com

 

Graduate Schools 

Local Programs

University of Florida

University of North Florida

University of South Florida

 

Other resources for graduate program research

http://www.gradschools.com/

http://petersons.com/

http://princetonreview.com

 

 

Link To UNF Academic Program 

The Department of Foundations and Secondary Education offers a Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) in the following areas:

Secondary Education with majors in
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The Department of Foundations and Secondary Education offers a Master of Education(MEd) in the following area: Secondary Education  

 

 

College of Education and Human Services Job Search Internet Links 

 
Teaching/School Administration- Public Schools
Teaching/School Administration-Independent and Private Schools
Physical Education/Sports 
Human Services/Non-Profit/Counseling
Special Education and Related Services
College and University Job Search Internet Resources 
Educational Consulting/Human Resources/Research & Evaluation 
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