Education and Training

Which pathway is offered?

Early Childhood Education—This pathway prepares students for employment in early childhood education and related careers that work with children from birth to 8 years old by learning about the learner and learning process, learning environments, and instructional and assessment strategies.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Childcare Center Director
  • Childcare Worker
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Childcare Center Director—$49,160/year
  • Childcare Worker—$25,460/year
  • Elementary School Teacher—$60,660/year
  • Special Education Teacher—$61,420/year
  • Teaching Assistant—$28,900/year

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 9, 2021.

Which industry-recognized certification exams can my student prepare for?

  • CPR, First Aid, and AED