Education

Education
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.

Explore courses at your school in the education career pathway

Meet your education
career Pathway Teachers

deer river
high school

Sondra Tokarczyk

Grand Rapids
high school

Lisa Hain

Hill City
high school

Laurie Holm

Itasca Community
College

Anna Francisco

Christine Mutchler

What's Next

1. explore

Explore Next Career Pathways at nextpathways.org.

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 app.urturn.org
Contact IASC Next or your school counselor or
career pathway instructors for more information.

GET INVOLVED

Join us as we partner with local businesses, education providers, economic development entities, and workforce development organizations in the Itasca Area Schools Collaborative.

WE WOULD LOVE TO INCLUDE YOU
AS A PARTNER, PROGRAM, OR BUSINESS

SPREAD THE WORD

To help drive awareness of the NEXT Career Pathways project, we encourage you to spread the word on social media by using #NEXTCareerPathways.