Environmental Education Major

A major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Environmental Education is a program that prepares individuals to teach environmental education at various educational levels as a K-12 classroom educator. Includes instruction in foundations of environmental education, instructional methods, and related content knowledge.

Includes courses that prepares individuals to teach specific programs.  In addition to subject content area instruction at multiple levels, common focus areas likely include strengthening teaching practices and styles, enhancing classroom experiences and management, and specialized training.  May also include technology-based training.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Environmental Education (use the College Search feature and enter "Environmental Education” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional, Specific Subject Areas – Environmental Education?

It may be that a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas represents a second bachelor’s program.  Specifically, in the area of Environmental Education, you may have the opportunity to expand your teaching career into the realms of district leader, self-enrichment director or self-enrichment specialist.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Environmental Education

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Environmental Education