Department of Education Job Advertisment

WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION?

The Department of Education ensures that everyone in our country has an education. It provides over 150 education programs such as student loans, vocational education, and programs specialized for the handicapped. The Department of Education establishes policy for federal aid programs for education. It was created on October 17, 1979. The previous secretary was John King.

"With its sturdy trunk set in solid earth, the tree expresses the confidence and strength imparted to the individual through the development of the mind and the assimilation of knowledge. The glory and satisfaction of achievement are exhibited in its leaves. The background of sun and rays suggests the role of the Department in the promotion, nurturing, and encouragement of the best in all aspects of the nation's educational system." - http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/help/SealPage.asp

LATEST PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DEPARTMENT

“Treasury and Education Announce Progress Toward Multi-Year Income Certification System for Student Loan Borrowers in Income-Driven Repayment Plans”

The multi-year consent system will simplify income-driven repayment plans for student loan borrowers

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Education Program Specialist - Does research on educational related programs directed towards improving education.

Education Research Analyst - Researches to expand knowledge on children, toddlers, and children at risk for disabilities. They’ll perform work concerning educational matters and problems concerning education.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

- You must be a US Citizen

- At least 2 years of college education leading to a master’s degree

- A degree that consisted of at least 24 semester hours of coursework related to desired position and 9 of those hours were in education courses or

- 4 years of experience demonstrating understanding of education program specialist, or

- 1 full year of professional teaching experience

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Department of Education has Student Volunteer Internships. The volunteers would be able to promote student achievement and make contributions to the department.

sources

www.ed.gov

https://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/help/SealPage.asp

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