• 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

    Articulations/Dual Enrollment

    This course participates in an articulation with Chabot, Las Positas and Mission Colleges.


    High school juniors and seniors only.


    3 hours (daily)
    12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


    No cost for high school students.


    2016 Teacher of the Year