Career And College Prep


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 pathway is offered?

Teaching & Learning—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:

  • Certified nanny
  • Preschool assistant
  • Childcare assistant/worker
  • Teacher’s aide (elementary, secondary, special education)
  • Coach
  • Childcare center director
  • Teacher
  • University professor

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

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)
  • Educational Aide I