Careers in Education
Education is a “hot” career for the new millennium. A critical need for pre-school, elementary and secondary teachers exists throughout California. This course offers an introduction to occupations in childcare, elementary and middle school teaching. Students learn:
- Children’s development and teaching techniques
- Job and career opportunities in the education field
- Safety precautions, school emergency procedures
- Employment preparation
- Growth & development of children
- Valuable experience working in a variety of settings
Instruction will cover child growth and development, teaching strategies, age-appropriate activities, aids and equipment. On-the-job training at a childcare facility, pre-schools or elementary school sites will be an integral part of the program. Students participate in an internship and assume a variety of teaching responsibilities during this training period.
2 semesters / 2 term
August to June
Advanced 2nd year available
Meets the A-G, “g” elective
This course participates in an articulation with Chabot, Las Positas and Mission Colleges.
High school juniors and seniors only.
3 hours (daily)
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
No cost for high school students.
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