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Education, Child Care & Family Services

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The folks who choose careers in the Education, Child Care and Family Services Pathway are motivated to do so by their desire to teach and help others. The caring, capable and committed professionals who work in this industry educate students, help get young children off to a great start, and offer a helping hand to those in need. Because this sector grows as quickly as the population expands, the demand for qualified people will remain strong.

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3 Main Points

1. The folks who choose careers in the Education, Child Care and Family Services Pathway are motivated to do so by their desire to teach and help others.

2. Because this sector grows as quickly as the population expands, the demand for qualified people will remain strong!

3. The sector encompasses four distinct, yet interrelated, career pathways: Child Development, Consumer Services, Education, and Family and Human Services.

Important Skills

 Enjoy Teaching All Ages

 Good Communicator

 Like to Plan and Well Organized

 Enthusiastic and Postive Attitude

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Child Development Careers

Careers that fall under the Child Development Pathway range from child care providers to child psychologists. Graduating students will be equipped to work with infants through young children. They will have studied growth and development, nutrition and health, learning theories, and age appropriate curriculum activities.

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www.californiacareers.info

The mission of the California Career Resource Network is to provide all persons in California with career development information and resources to enable them to reach their career goals.

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whodouwant2b.com

This site includes Information on California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance. It will help you make decisions about the right courses to take in high school and community college so that you have the opportunity to turn that passion of yours into a great job and a great future.

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www.californiacolleges.edu

CaliforniaColleges.edu is the one-stop website for information about higher education in California for students, counselors, and parents. It has been developed in collaboration with the New WindowCalifornia State University (CSU), New WindowUniversity of California (UC), New WindowCalifornia Community Colleges (CCC), New WindowAssociation of Independent California Colleges and Universities (A I C C U), and the New WindowCalifornia Department of Education

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www.edd.ca.gov/Jobs_and_Training

The Employment Development Department provides a range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies and organizations through the America’s Job Center of California (AJCC).

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www.earlychildhoodeducationzone.com/earlyeducation-degree-careers/

Early Childhood Education Zone was created to be an informative and useful tool to those that are involved with the education of young children. Whether you are a teacher looking for new and critical ways to increase the level of learning in your classroom, a parent who is looking for guidance and advice on support at home, ECE Zone is your go-to site for early childhood education news.

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