Education Careers


From Art Director to Art Teacher

Volunteering for the PTA led Gina Plaitakis down the path to a new career.

Becoming A Teacher in Retirement

Advice for those considering a career change to teaching prior to retirement

Dean of the Dream Job: From Radio Executive to Education Entrepreneur

Tom Hooper had dreamed of becoming a teacher. At 42, the two-time entrepreneur dusted off his dream and reinvented himself as director of development at a new private school.

Going Back to School—As College President

After her brother's murder, psychotherapist Helen Hand found solace and satisfaction by taking over the reins at the university he founded.

Personal Reinvention in Park City

Two fast-track New Yorkers find new careers and a more civilized pace in the Wasatch mountains.