UGA Specific Information for Early Childhood Education

Teachers can have great impact on the social, personal, and intellectual development of individuals. Their influence stems from a love of learning, a talent for awakening students to new modes of thinking, an understanding of the human development process, and professional skills. Teachers can be found in almost every sector of society, and they instruct a wide range of topics. While specific course requirements vary among disciplines, most teachers will fulfill the academic requirements of a major in a chosen field, will be literate in the history, philosophy, psychology, sociology and methodology of education, and have developed initial teaching skills through supervised clinical experiences. Although certification is required for public school teachers (K-12) in all 50 states, some states offer alternative teacher certification programs to attract otherwise qualified persons into the field. Aspiring teachers who need certification may also enter programs that grant a master's degree in education, as well as certification.

Employers Hiring UGA Early Childhood Education for the Class of 2016*

AmericasMart Atlanta | Apple Tree Prep | Atlanta Public Schools | Barrow County Schools | Berkeley County School District | Boulder Valley School District | Carroll County School District | Chicane Group | Clarke County School District | Cobb County School District | Columbia County Schools | DeKalb County School District | Duval County Public Schools | Forsyth County Schools | Fulton County Schools | Gordon County School District | Gwinnett County Public Schools | Jackson County School System | Knowledge is Power Program | Lee County School System | Lifespan Montessori of Athens | Little Promises | Magbee Contractors Supply | Muscogee County School District | Newton County School District | Omni Tan | Paulding County School District | Peachtree Presbyterian Church | Private Family | Real Life Christian Academy | Richmond County School System | Rockdale County Public Schools | Romana Boulevard | Saint Joseph Catholic Parish School | Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools | The Goddard School | The University of Georgia | The YMCA | Toombs County Schools

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Early Childhood Education Majors

Athens-Clarke County Schools | DeKalb Technical College | Easter Seals Head Start | Health South Corporation | Primrose Pre-K | Woodward Academy | Youth Service Center

Job Titles of UGA Early Childhood Education Majors for the Class of 2016*

Academic Interventionist | Academic Trainer | Administrative Specialist | Assistant Manager | Assistant Teacher | Au Pair | Children Ministry Fellow | Elementary School Teacher | Fifth Grade Teacher | First Grade Teacher | Gymnastics Coach and Summer Day Camp Counselor | Kindergarten Teacher | Lead Teacher | Long Term Substitute Teacher | Management | Math Teacher | Paraprofessional | Principal of Wilson Creek Elementary | School Administrator | Second Grade Teacher | Showroom Sales and Booth Exhibitor | Spanish Teacher | Stellar Substitute | Substitute Teacher | Supply Teacher | Teacher | Third Grade Math Teacher | Third Grade Teacher

Possible Job Titles for UGA Early Childhood Education Majors

Academic Interventionalist | Athletic Coach | Camp Director | Campus Staff | Child Life Specialist | Education & Training Administrator | Education Materials Coordinator | Educational Therapist | In-Home Daycare | Instructional Assistant | Instructor | Interventionalist | Learning Specialist | Library Assistant | Missionary Worker | Outdoor Educator | Paraprofessional | Permanent Substitute | Personnel Consultant | Religious Educator | Resource Teacher | Social Services Volunteer | Teacher

Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Early Childhood Education Majors for the Class of 2016*

Augusta University | Richmont University | The University of Georgia | The University of South Carolina | The University of West Georgia | Valdosta State University | Vanderbilt University

UGA Early Childhood Education Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

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