• Careers in Education

    Description

    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.

    Term

    2 semesters / 2 term
    August to June
    Advanced 2nd year available

    Credits

    Meets the A-G, “g” elective

    Articulations/Dual Enrollment

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

    Eligibility

    High school juniors and seniors only.

    Hours

    3 hours (daily)
    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Costs

    No cost for high school students.

     

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