Education Instruction

There are many kinds of learning styles, so it’s essential for teachers to gain the knowledge and experience they need to be inclusive and adaptable. You can develop the skills to lead any classroom by studying Education Instruction at Austin Community College. Teacher education is offered for early childhood-through-sixth grade, fourth-through-eighth grade, and eighth-through-12th grade. Our partnership with Texas Tech University also provides a faster track to your teaching degree through the TechTeach Program.

Pride Points

Bachelor’s degree in 3 years

Work directly with students

University transfer degree

Career & Salary Information

With higher projected enrollments for K-12 grades, job numbers continue to see a steady growth. With a bachelor’s degree, graduates can find a job in one of Central Texas’ 60 school districts. Here are just a few of the many career possibilities you might consider.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

    Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

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  • Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

    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: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

    # people are employed as Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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  • Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

    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: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

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  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

    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: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

    # people are employed as Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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  • Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

    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: $


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    Projections:

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  • Teacher Assistants

    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: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Arts in Teaching

4-8 Grade Levels
8-12 Grade Levels
EC-6 Grade Levels