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Adult and Vocational Education Teachers

Employment Prospects


There are approximately 65,990 adult literacy, remedial, and self-enrichment teachers employed in the United States. Most of these teachers work in the educational services industry. Adult education teachers can find work in a variety of different schools and education programs. Community and junior colleges regularly have openings for teachers. Specially trained teachers can work for state-funded programs, such as literacy and ESL programs. Teachers are also hired for long-distance education programs and to lead continuing education courses for corporations and professional associations. Teachers are often needed in such institutions as prisons, hospitals, retirement communities, and group homes for disabled adults.

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