Want to learn how to teach?

If you want to pass that feeling on to other people and become a supportive mentor for children and their families, there's no better career pathway for you to follow than Education, Child Development and Family Services.
On this pathway you'll have the chance to specialize in one of four different courses of study. Education is designed for future teachers. Child Development will give you the background you need to work in child care and related fields. Consumer Services will point you toward a career helping consumers make smart financial decisions. And if you're interested in supporting families and individuals through social services, Family and Human Services is for you.
Pursuing a career in Education, Child Development and Family Services is smart - teachers and other professionals in this field are in high demand in California - but it's also satisfying, because you have a chance to make a positive difference in people's lives. What more could you ask for in a career?

How much can you make?

Associate Teachers/Educators$9.07 - $12.76
Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program Directors$17.11 - $28.82

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