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Education & Social Services

Education and Social Services Career Technical Education Pathway

Create a Brighter Future

The Education & Social Services Pathway provides students with the necessary skills and guidance needed to launch a career in education and social services. Students will learn some of the fundamental roles they would experience in the field – such as counseling, supporting students’ needs in the classroom, and providing social services to students and their families. This pathway offers strategies for nurturing children to become healthy, secure, and productive members of their community. Guidance and socialization strategies are presented, as well as child-rearing techniques that parents, educators, and other professionals can put to immediate use. This integrated, immersive and work-based learning gives students a hands-on experience with practices used in the educational field today.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path that they’re passionate about. 

Prepare in the

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new educational career. Classes include:

  • Developmental Psychology Child Development
  • Programs for Young Children (H)

Get Real

Take what you learn out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the educational field. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Local Child Facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Educational Institutes

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in the educational field with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Child Care Worker
  • Youth Programs Worker
  • Social Services
  • Social Worker

Industry Average: $49,000 - $90,000+/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 15% or Higher

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Ready to Start Teaching?

Contact your college & career technician for availability. 
Programs are subject to change.

CTE Teacher:
Marina Garcia

Interested in pursuing this career after graduation?


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