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Area of Study: Education
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Education Instruction

Advance your knowledge about the practice of teaching and learning

Future teachers can begin their educational pathway through Austin Community College’s Education Instruction Program. Students get an introduction to educational theory and method while they complete coursework that meets degree requirements at ACC and transfers toward a bachelor’s degree program at any four-year state institution in Texas.

Career Information

ACC provides a quality teacher preparation program by cultivating a realistic perspective of the teaching profession. Aspiring teachers develop the academic and reflective skills that will equip them to respond effectively to the diverse needs of an evolving society. Early childhood-through-sixth grade, fourth-through-eighth grade, and eighth-through-12th grade tracks are offered.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
22.59 Hourly Wage 973 Currently Employed
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.
973 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education are employed. This number is expected to increase by 12.74 % over the next four years.
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Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
24.4 Hourly Wage 10478 Currently Employed
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.
10478 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education are employed. This number is expected to increase by 11.45 % over the next four years.
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Teacher Assistants
11.5 Hourly Wage 7189 Currently Employed
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.
7189 Teacher Assistants are employed. This number is expected to increase by 12.52 % over the next four years.
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Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
20.1 Hourly Wage 2961 Currently Employed
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.
2961 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 10.81 % over the next four years.
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Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
24.29 Hourly Wage 4610 Currently Employed
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.
4610 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education are employed. This number is expected to increase by 11.74 % over the next four years.
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Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
24.59 Hourly Wage 7070 Currently Employed
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.
7070 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education are employed. This number is expected to increase by 11.56 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Maps

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Arts in Teaching

Education Instruction- 4-8 Grade Levels
Education Instruction- 8-12 Grade Levels
Education Instruction- Early Childhood - 6 Grade Levels
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Which award path is right for you?

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.

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