The skills that you will acquire in your School of Education major will assist in preparing you for these careers and others.
- Public and private P-12 schools provide teaching opportunities.
- Department of Defense Dependents Schools (located in the US and also overseas).
- State Merit System for positions such as Court Service Worker and other juvenile justice positions are oftentimes filled by teachers.
- DFCS often hires certified teachers because of the teachers’ background in dealing with parents, etc.
- Educational professional organizations such as GAE and PAGE have some service positions. SACS also hires teachers for some of their openings.
- Federal Civil Service such as the Corps of Engineers have positions for teachers in their parks educational programs. State Merit System provides these teaching opportunities as well in the state parks.
- Teaching positions on the mission field provide opportunities for teachers.
- European Council of International Schools (ECIS) has employment info about schools in Europe.
- International School Services (ISS) has info about international elementary and secondary schools employment.
- Church schools also offer teaching opportunities to teachers.
- Industries and businesses hire teachers oftentimes for their training departments.
- Adult education positions are available for teaching GED, etc. These adult education positions are available in public schools, community colleges, and public service organizations.
- School systems hire for the following support positions: librarian, counselor, supervisor, administrator, school psychologist, speech therapist, and other support positions.
- Government agencies oftentimes hire teachers as planners, researchers, or evaluators.
- Recreation and leisure organizations such as YMCA or county recreation department offer opportunities for teachers.
- Many camps offer positions for teachers as counselors or managers because of their skills.
- Publishers oftentimes hire teachers as sales representatives, editors, or writers.
Congratulations to these SOE alumni for their accomplishments within the last year!
2023-24 Teachers of the Year
- Meredith Beck Jordan (Early Childhood ’16) – Royston Elementary School
- Ashleigh Moore (Music Education ’17) – Varennes Elementary School
- Brittany Fowler Roberson (Early Childhood ’10) – South Jackson Elementary School
- Mollie Smith Greene (Early Childhood ’13) – Hull-Sanford Elementary School
- Meredith Milford Kilgore (Middle Grades ’08) – Franklin County Middle School
- James Tanner (Music Education ‘05) – Lavonia Elementary School
- Luke Christopher (Mathematics Education ’14) – Hart County High School
- Leland Jones (Middle Grades ’19) – Hart County Middle School
- Brittany Burton Morrison (Early Childhood ’14) – Hartwell Elementary
- Sommer Bond Morris (Early Childhood ’12) – South Hart Elementary
- Lacy Buck Williams (Early Childhood ’00) – Elbert County
- Tasha Simmons Chancey (Middle Grades ’03) – Lakeside Middle School
- Sierra Mann Boyd – (Elementary Education ’22) – Royston Elementary School Rookie Teacher of the Year
- Brent Frazier – (Middle Grades ’01) – Florida Principal of the Year
- Hannah Morrison Allen (Early Childhood ’16) – National Board Certification
· Meredith Milford Kilgore (Middle Grades ‘08) – Assistant Principal Franklin County Middle School
· Clay Moore (History Education ’12) – Athletic Director Franklin County Schools
· Delina Floyd Wester (Middle Grades) – Principal Carnesville Elementary
· Kasey Schlutow Haley (Middle Grades ’03) – Lavonia Elementary Principal
· Karen Correia (Early Childhood ’95) – Deputy Superintendent Franklin County Schools