• If you want to have a lifelong impact on others, then you will want to take a close look at the Education and Training Career Cluster. This family of classes and practical experiences develops the art of teaching, planning and administration in schools, colleges, technical institutes and businesses. Education is one of the basic rights of children in America, and states always need qualified teachers.

    The Education and Training cluster offers classroom and required laboratories, providing a safe and innovation setting for student exploration and mastery of required course content. Students selecting this cluster possess the ability to comprehend course materials and complete laboratory work, projects, and assignments related to the Education and Training cluster. Students gain knowledge of current technology and information; observe and master proficiencies required for success in a chosen career pathway; apply academic skills and critical and creative-thinking skills to solve real-world problems; and utilize reading skills required in the content area.

    The Career Tech Student Organizations for Education and Training are Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).

    This cluster is offered at the following schools:

    Students participating in this program have an opportunity to obtain a Business and Industry/Career Ready Credential in:

    • Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program of Basic Skills

    Typical Careers in this Cluster include:

    • Teacher
    • Education Administrator
    • Adult Literacy Instructor
    • Library Media Specialist
    • Coach
    • School Counselor