Explore rewarding careers in the field of education, child development, and family foundations through the Teaching Careers pathway. Whether you are interested in becoming a teacher, an early childhood provider, a child psychologist, or you’d like to obtain skills in medical pediatrics or parenting you will learn valuable techniques in this pathway. Through a variety of activities, students will acquire skills necessary to work with the “whole child”. You will learn about the miracle of pregnancy, infancy and child/adolescent growth in all areas of development (social-emotional, intellectual, and physical) that play into the development of children. You’ll also learn about student motivation/ownership, learning styles/preferences, multicultural/ethnic diversity, social justice and about numerous topics and/or concerns relating to children, families, the benefits and rewards of parenting. This is a rewarding class that will not only benefit you as a student but as you move into adulthood, parenting and beyond.
Credits Per Semester: 1.5 units
College Credit – 9 (CCD & UCD)
Freshman Split: 0.75 units
Total semesters for completion = 3 + 1 semester-long internship
Talk to your school counselor about attending CEC part-time for career classes.