ESS prepares students for a wide-range of careers and further study in education and education-related fields. Whether you are inspired to become certified as a classroom teacher or pursue doctoral studies in education or to participate in the world of government policy, ESS provides a great foundation to begin your career.
Check out these resources for more information. (This is by no means an exhaustive list, but simply a place to start.)
Library Guides' Industry Overview (includes top ten education careers and career information on education policy, management, and law)
National Association of Independent Schools (job and organization info)
American Montessori Society (job, organization, and education info)
Association International Montessori (jobs, organization, and education info)
International School Services (jobs, organization, and requirements)
Alternative Routes to Certification
Several graduate schools and organizations offer alternative pathways to certification and placement in schools. Details and requirements differ by organization. A few programs that our graduates have pursued are included below.
Alliance for Catholic Education at Notre Dame
Indy Teach (Indiana)
Reach to Teach (international)
Teaching Fellow TNTP (nationwide)
Urban Teachers (Baltimore)
IES Predoctoral Studies in Education
The Institute of Education Sciences has funded several interdisciplinary programs in education at various graduate schools of education to encourage interdisciplinary research on education. Entry into these programs differs by institution, with graduate students entering into the interdisciplinary program during their first or second year of graduate school.
Top Graduate Schools of Education (per US News and World Report)
Below is a list of education programs in which former ESS students are employed.