This program is designed to help future teachers develop the academic and reflective skills to respond effectively to the diverse educational needs of an evolving society. Degree tracks are available for early childhood-through-sixth grade teachers, fourth-through-eighth grade teachers, and eighth-through-12th grade teachers.
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Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.
Hourly Wage: $22.59
Currently Employed: 973
973 people are employed as Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education. This number is expected to increase by 12.74% over the next four years.
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.
Hourly Wage: $24.4
Currently Employed: 10478
10478 people are employed as Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education. This number is expected to increase by 11.45% over the next four years.
Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.
Hourly Wage: $11.5
Currently Employed: 7189
7189 people are employed as Teacher Assistants. This number is expected to increase by 12.52% over the next four years.
Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.
Hourly Wage: $20.1
Currently Employed: 2961
2961 people are employed as Self-Enrichment Education Teachers. This number is expected to increase by 10.81% over the next four years.
Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.
Hourly Wage: $24.29
Currently Employed: 4610
4610 people are employed as Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education. This number is expected to increase by 11.74% over the next four years.
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.
Hourly Wage: $24.59
Currently Employed: 7070
7070 people are employed as Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education. This number is expected to increase by 11.56% over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.