The job outlook for Elementary and Early Childhood Education majors is strong. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the nation’s need for new preschool teachers will grow by 17 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment for kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 12 percent.
Penn State Behrend has a comprehensive support system to help you identify and achieve your goals for the classroom and beyond. Meet with your academic adviser often and take advantage of the services offered by the Academic and Career Planning Center beginning in your first semester.