Education & Social Services

Teaching, Supporting, and Serving Children, Families & Communities

What is the Education & Social Services career cluster?

The Education & Social Services cluster represents organizations and roles associated with K-12 teaching, administration, policy, and curriculum, as well as public and private efforts supporting individuals, households, and groups facing daunting fiscal, physical, mental, and societal challenges.

Careers in Education & Social Services often entail skilled advocacy, connection, communication, compassion, and leadership to enhance the human condition, help others realize their potential, and make the world more workable and welcoming for struggling people and populations.

A Day in the Life: English Teacher and Coordinator of Student Activities

I have a BA in Drama, Theatre and Dance from Queens College. I also have an MA in English Literature and an MSec Ed English Grades 7–12, both from Queens College as well. (Can you tell that I loved the …

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Interview With A Teacher

I am a high school English teacher dually certified in Special Education for grades 7-12. I have worked in this field for the past three years.

As an English teacher for sophomores and juniors, I prepare lessons in the study …

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5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

The economy has been brought to a grinding halt over the last few months, and everyone is feeling the squeeze. But although Covid-19 has closed schools and affected every industry from travel to retail, the field of education has been …

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A Quick Guide to Careers in Social Work

A career in social work is one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of life of people around you. And the need for social workers is always on the rise. So if you have the desire to …

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A Day in the Life: Elementary School Teacher, 1st Grade

Clara Lin always knew that she wanted to work in the field of education, but she wasn’t sure exactly what she wanted to do, so she decided not to pursue the traditional, undergraduate path to teacher certification. After graduating from …

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Peace Corps Prep Program
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As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans …

Education & Social Services Example Resumes
Education & Social Services resumes typically include… Student teaching experience Experience working with K-12 age learners Coursework or research on …

Alumni Connections

Joe Abraham

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Sustainability Institute Director Willamette University

Jeffrey Abyad

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Centreville, Virginia
  • Worship & Creative Pastor Capital Life Church

Nikky Adeniran

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Avondale, Arizona
  • Student Worker University of Arizona

Amanda Agate

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Teach and Learn Program Coordinator University of Arizona

Stephanie M. Aguilar

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Assistant Manager University of Arizona Department of Geosciences

Joshua Aguirre

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Lancaster, California
  • Substitute Teacher Palmdale School District

Gila Aispuro

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Ledyard, Connecticut
  • Program Officer VentureWell

Myrna Alavez

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Rio Rico, Arizona
  • Reading Specialist Nogales Unified School District #1

Chrissy Alexander

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Acute Care Account Manager Concordance Healthcare Solutions

Karise Allen

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Art teacher St. Michale’s School

Anfal Alobeidli

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Dresden, Saxony
  • Student Dresden international university

Leslie Alter Hage

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Zouk Mosbeh, Mount Lebanon Governorate
  • University Librarian Notre Dame University - Louaize (NDU)

Featured Classes

TLS 355 | Planning Community Events and Recreation Programs

Students in this course will gain broad knowledge about event planning and programming techniques that can apply to a variety…

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Address

Bartlett Academic Success Center Room 301AA
1435 E. 4th Street
Tucson, AZ

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