This is an information-packed resource for students entering the education field.For those who dream of a career in teaching or administration, ""Ferguson Career Coach: Managing Your Career in Education"" is packed with essential tips for getting ahead in this burgeoning field. Readers will find practical insights into achieving career success in any area of education they choose. Acting as a personal coach, this practical career guide provides students with advice on making contacts, interviewing, strategies, and much more to excel in a career in this growing industry.The chapters include: Plan for Success; Job Search Strategies; Tools for Success; Getting Your Foot in the Door; Marketing Yourself for Success; Succeeding in the Workplace; and, Succeeding as a Teacher.
Shelly Field is the owner of The Shelly Field Organization, a public relations and management firm specializing in celebrity clients in the music, sports, and entertainment industries. She is a career consultant to educational institutions, employment agencies, corporations, libraries, women's groups, and individuals. She frequently lectures on empowerment and various career-oriented subjects. Field is also the author of Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Third Edition; Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, Fifth Edition; Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition; and numerous other career-counseling guides for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She resides in New York.