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Career Exploration: Elementary Education (K-8) in the 21st Century

Wondering what it would be like to be an elementary school teacher? Think you have what it takes?

Our world will always need elementary school teachers.  It’s a highly rewarding and fulfilling profession.  An opportunity to help children develop into self-aware individuals, teachers share valuable information and important skills to encourage a love of learning that will serve them the rest of their lives.  

Teaching is more than just a job or a paycheck.  It’s a calling, and it could be yours.  If you dream of inspiring young children, join us for a 90-minute information-filled seminar.  Perhaps you’ll discover you want a classroom of your very own.  

Whether you’re seeking to complete a bachelor’s degree program, or if you already have a bachelor’s degree and are interested in making a career change to education, come and hear from an experienced panel of K-12 educators on what it takes to be a 21st Century elementary education teacher:

  • What you'll do as a 21st Century elementary education teacher
  • How you can become a kindergarten or elementary education teacher
  • Your teacher work environment
  • What salary you can expect
  • Your job outlook and prospect
Guest panelists represent:
  • Chippewa Valley Schools
  • Oakland University School of Education and Human Services
  • Romeo Community Schools
  • Van Dyke Public Schools
Pathways programs include:
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Elementary Education
Program Advisors will be present to schedule personal appointments to help get you through your next steps.


Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Macomb University Center
Lecture Hall B
6 p.m. Refreshments

Contact Sherry Quinn for additional information
sequinn@oakland.edu
(586) 226-8462