The Education (ED) cluster provides a full view of educational institutions in the state.

The cluster encompasses elementary schools through universities, as well as technical schools and junior colleges.

Finally, public agencies that oversee educational programs are also included in the cluster.

Career pathways in Education

Career pathways are valuable tools that help both job seekers and employers share an understanding of the pathways of job and training opportunities in the North Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Area.

OccupationsTop skillsSalary range
HS Diploma or Equivalency
  • Childcare Workers
  • Food Preparation Workers
  • Janitors and Cleaners
  • locates and uses resources
  • listens with understanding
Certificate (1-2 years)
  • Social Human Service Assistants
  • Teacher Assistants
  • observes critically
  • speaks clearly and concisely
Associate’s Degree (2 years)
  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • uses technology
  • demonstrates effective interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (4+ years)
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Teachers
  • Education Administrators
  • solves problems
  • demonstrates self-management strategies