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Childhood Development and Teaching as a Profession

The Early Childhood Development and K12 Teaching as a Profession pathway focuses on preparing students for employment in careers that relate to the planning, managing, and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

*The courses and certifications listed below are preliminary selections and may be updated or modified.

COURSES IN THE PATHWAY

Childhood Development 1 9th Grade
Early Childhood Education 2 9th Grade
Food and Nutrition 1 9th Grade
Early Childhood Education 3 10th Grade
Teaching as a Profession 1 10th Grade
Children’s Literature 11th Grade
Teaching as a Profession 2 11th Grade
Teaching as a Profession 3 12th Grade

In addition to the courses listed above, other concurrent enrollment courses may be offered in place of required academic courses to meet prerequisite requirements for teacher education programs.

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN

  • Principles of Human Development¬†
  • Instructional Practices and Pedagogy¬†

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

  • Concurrent Enrollment Credit
  • State CTE Certification for Early Childhood Development and K12 Teaching as a Profession
  • Childhood Development Associates Certificate

ORGANIZATION YOU CAN JOIN

Educators Rising


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