Career Technical 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.

Department & Programs Offered

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

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Gerlinde Brady
Dean
Leslie De Rose
CTE Coordinator
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Job Market

Typical Position / Salary Per Year*

  • Child Care Worker
    $20,320
  • Child, Family, and School Social Workers
    $42,350
  • Child Psychologist
    $70,580
  • Community Health Worker
    $47,150
  • *Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.

    Occupational & Career Information
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