Career pathway

The Education Career Pathway prepares students for a career in teaching. Education careers are for students who enjoy working with kids and serving others, are enthusiastic and passionate about learning, and are creative!

IASC Next Education Career Pathway will prepare students for a variety of careers in education and partners with Itasca Community College’s Class Act program for post-secondary college preparation. Students in the Education Career Pathway will Explore a variety of careers available in the field of education, Identify personal strengths and areas for growth, practice skills school districts are looking for when hiring new employees, Job shadow and interview an education professional in an area of interest, spend time learning about an education career of interest. Junior and Senior IASC students can receive college credit for completing the Intro to Teaching course and gain hands-on experience assistant teaching in a classroom setting. Courses in an Education Career Pathway include: Education Careers Exploration, CIS Introduction to Teaching, Psychology, Early Childhood Development, Nutrition, etc.

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Meet your education
career Pathway Teachers

Sondra Tokarczyk
Pathway Instructor

Lisa Hain
Pathway Instructor

Pat Kittock
Pathway Instructor

Laurie Holm
Pathway Instructor

Anne Francisco

Pathway Instructor

Cody Geisler
Pathway Instructor- Early Childhood

What's Next

1. explore next career pathway courses

Explore Next Career Pathways at Pathway Courses

2. experience

Experience Next Career Pathways today! Register for courses and activities through your school. Meet with an IASC school counselor or IASC Pathways teachers to enroll.

3. excel

Excel at your Next Career Pathway goals with Ur Turn. Set your goals and track your pathway progress at

Partner With Us

Partner with Next Career Pathways to give relevant  experiences and intentional opportunities to local students  that will inspire curiosity and  hope for a future right here in the greater Itasca area. Together, we are the change for our communities. Together, we can unleash endless possibilities. There are so many ways to work with us!