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College of Human Ecology

Take a Look at Teaching

FCS Teachers Teach:

  • Critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Process skills needed for family, work and community life

In the areas of:

  • Balancing Work and Family
  • Personal and Family Wellness
  • Parenting and Child Development
  • Personal and Family Development
  • Life-Span Human Growth and Development
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Consumer and Resource Management
  • Life and Career Planning

Who Do They Teach?

  • Middle school students
  • High school students
  • Post-secondary Students
  • Student parents
  • Youth-at-risk
  • Adults
  • Parents

Where Do They Teach?

  • High schools
  • Junior high and middle schools
  • Community colleges
  • Area technical colleges
  • Schools on military bases around the world
  • Correctional institutions
  • Community agencies
  • Business and industry sites

Why Do They Teach?

  • They are people oriented
  • They want to make a difference
  • They value family life
  • They believe strong families are vital for strong nations
  • They have business and industry experience

What is Important to You?

  • Making a difference?
  • Working with people?
  • Immediate career opportunities?
  • A satisfying career?
  • Responsibility and leadership?
  • Family life?
  • Money?
  • Good benefits?
  • Professional development opportunities?
  • Good retirement?

Teaching Provides:

  • Opportunities to work with a variety of audiences: youth, teen parents and adults
  • Good employment opportunities in Kansas and nationally
  • Good starting salaries
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • Flexibility and variety within the job
  • Positions in schools, business and industry
  • A career that is compatible with family life
  • Good benefits and retirement plan