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Lehigh Carbon Community College

Get a Quick Start to your Teaching Career

This quick start in teacher education will get you onto the pathway as a secondary school teacher. This quick start will walk you through the clearances and professional actions to working in a school. You will be introduced to the history and theory of how education and special education impact the lives of our most important generations. You will also have a chance to develop the general education requirements needed for an educator while learning about the human psyche and the social world around us.

Immediate Outcomes: get the introductory skills in Education to start as a teacher’s assistant

Extended Pathway: seamlessly continue to an associate’s degree in Education and continue on to a bachelor of arts in Secondary Education for teacher certification

Program Coordinator

 Megan  Strella

Megan Strella

Assistant Professor – EDU
Schnecksville, PA

Teacher Education Quickstart Courses

Get your career off to a quick start. Your education courses will prepare you to start a new career in public education or to continue pursuit of a teaching degree from a Bachelor’s degree program. Start by registering for these courses:

Course Code Course Title Credits
EDU 114 Careers in Education 1
EDU 101 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 105 Introduction to Special Education 3
PSY 140 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology 3

Pathway to a Career in Education

Advance your career at your own pace. Each step below transfers credits to the next. Appropriate job titles and average pay ranges are meant to help guide an individual interested in this field; they vary based on individual experience and employer.

Wage information taken from Lightcast Q2 2023 BETA Data Set – QCEW Employees. Wage range is 25%-75% hourly average in surrounding 10-county region.


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