Art Education Career Development
The Praxis Series: Teacher Licensure and Certification
The Praxis Series™ assessments provide educational tests and other services that states use as part of their teacher licensure and certification process. The Praxis I® tests measure basic academic skills, and the Praxis II® tests measure general and subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills. For more information about the Praxis, visit their Web site.
Careers in Art Education
Our graduates from the art education program can find work as:
- kindergarten/elementary art teacher
- middle school art teacher
- high school art teacher
- college professor (with a master’s degree)
- adult education instructor
- state arts council employees
- arts management organization employees
- related occupations: librarians, counselors, education administrators.
Some organizations that typically employ art education majors include:
- Government and private museums/galleries
- Local historical societies
- Public/private art schools
- Public/private colleges & universities
- Adult and community educational programs
- Library educational programs
- Private/local arts councils
- Hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and guidance facilities
Art Education Job Listings & Resources
- Artist Resources & Job Listings
- Association for the Advancement of Arts Education
- College Art Association
- National Art Education Association
- Ohio Department of Education
- Arts Employment
Career Planning Links
- Career Alternatives for Art Majors
- Craft and Fine Artists Occupations (Occupational Outlook Handbook)
Professional Association Links
Wilson Art Building
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.