Instructional Coordinators

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Instructional Coordinators

Instructional Coordinators - Preparation

To work as an instructional coordinator, you must:

  • have a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • have a bachelor's degree;
  • have a master's degree; and
  • have more than five years of related work experience.

Education after high school

Instructional coordinators must have a bachelor's degree, usually in education. They must also have a master's degree in a field such as curriculum and instruction. In addition, it is helpful to have expertise in a subject area, such as science or English.

Depending on your state, you may need to meet teacher or education administrator licensing requirements.

Work experience

This is not an entry-level occupation. You generally need more than five years of experience as a teacher or administrator to prepare for this occupation.

On-the-job training

Depending on your employer, you may receive on-the-job training. The length of training varies, from a few months up to a year.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.