I help school districts implement a Career and College Readiness program.
A typical day for me is helping a lot of people with a lot of problems! I'd call myself a fixer. I am on the phone for about 6 hours a day helping my clients solve problems, and the other 2-3 hours of my day are spent answering emails and researching things for my clients. My clients are passionate about helping kids and need my assistance to do so.
To do this job well you need a wide variety of knowledge/skills in multiple fields: education technology, education trends, project management, technology, etc. The only way to get these skills are through research and experience.
Here's the first step for college students
To learn and become good at working on multiple projects at one time. Also to take a project manager certification class or course.
"You're never going to make a lot of money in education."