Education, Child Development, and Family Services Industry
This course is an introduction to careers in education for grades K-12. In addition to the fundamental curriculum components, all students are required to observe and participate in a variety of settings and classrooms at the primary/elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary levels. Taking the CBEST test is a requirement for the course. This course meets California Language Arts Content Standards. Observations: Observations will be structured and based on specific objectives. Students will observe and participate in classrooms throughout the year based on the content of the curriculum. Students will have the opportunity to explore careers in education through job shadowing, mentoring, observation and internships. A minimum of 45 hours observation along with community classroom hours will be completed by each student and verified by a log.