A workforce education specialist teaches high school teachers about teaching in areas directly related to the local workforce. A person in this position has regular contact with people in industry.
A master’s degree in curriculum and instruction or a related field is required to obtain this position. A doctorate may make a person more competitive during the job search. A master's degree typically takes two-three years to earn after earning a four-year bachelor's degree. Earning a doctorate may require an additional two-three years of college work.
Because of the small number of positions, there will likely be some competition for these positions.
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A person in this position likely works for a school system.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
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