U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). May be required to hold State certification. Excludes "Childcare Workers" (39-9011) and "Special Education Teachers" (25-2050).
Illustrative examples: Pre-Kindergarten Teacher,
Nursery School Teacher,
Head Start Teacher
Broad Occupation: 25-2010 Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers
Minor Group: 25-2000 Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers
Major Group: 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010