Educators emerge from a variety of degree programs and backgrounds connected by a common passion for helping others learn and empowering others. Educators can make their impact on the world in a variety of ways. One common career pathways for educators is classroom teaching in K-12 settings; however, there are a variety of positions in and out of the education industry for professionals with a passion for or experience in education.
Interested in a career outside of K-12 teaching or even outside of the education industry? Start by reflecting on your transferable skills and career competencies and how you would like to utilize your strengths and skills outside of the classroom like the former teachers featured in “How 5 Former Teachers Applied Their Skills From the Classroom to New Careers” by Michele Gorman.