Health and Human Services
Raise Your Hand If You're Ready to Inspire the Next Generation
Close your eyes and think of your favorite teacher. Now, imagine having that same influence in a child’s life. If shaping the future leaders of tomorrow is your dream, the education and training pathway can help you to make it a reality.
Which pathways are offered?
Education and Training—This pathway prepares students to employ teaching/training methods that will result in higher learner achievement and to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, and understand their educational needs.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Childcare Center Director
Special Education Teacher
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
- Childcare Worker—$25,460/year
- Teaching Assistant—$28,900/year
- Elementary School Teacher—$60,660/year
- Childcare Center Director—$49,160/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- NOCTI Early Childhood Education and Care–Basic (Job Ready)
- NOCTI Early Childhood Education and Care–Advanced (Job Ready)
- ACT National Career Readiness Certification
*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.