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Career Education

Education, Children, & Family

The Education, Child Development, and Family Services encompasses four distinct yet interrelated career pathways:

Child Development, Consumer Services, Education, and Family and Human Services. Child Development provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to pursue careers in child care and related fields. Education emphasizes the preparation of students to become teachers. Consumer Services focuses on employment and management skills. Family and Human Services gives students the skills needed for careers related to family and social services. The knowledge and skills are acquired within a sequential, standards-based program that integrates hands-on projects, work-based instruction, and leadership development.

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Departments and Programs Offered

Please visit the department websites below for more information. You may also view the multiple CTE Degrees & Certificates available within each department/program below.

Intern teachers practice their skills using verbal and non verbal interactions with children, and listen carefully to learn what children know and how they are thinking, and gently stretch them to think about new ideas.

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

  • Early Childhood Education A.S.-T Transfer Degree

  • Early Childhood Education A.S. Degree

  • Certificates of Achievement

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Human Services (HSERV)

  • Human Services A.S. Degree

  • Skills Certificates

  • Certificates of Achievement

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Community Health Worker (HS)

  • Community Health Worker

Job Market

Want to learn more about related careers?

For each link below,you will find a sampling of related careers including typical responsibilities, median salary in the region, and the level of education required.

Visit our Career Preparation webpage for more information.

Does a future in Education, Childhood Education or Family Services interest you?
  • Visit one of the department websites above for more information

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