Career And College Prep

Education & Training

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?

Early Childhood Education—This pathway prepares students for multiple teaching career possibilities, including specialties like special education, speech-language, and early childhood learning.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

  • Certified nanny
  • Pre-school teacher
  • Pre-school assistant
  • Child care assistant/worker
  • Teacher’s aide (elementary, secondary, special education)
  • Coach

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

Education student drawing with a little girl

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 & Care—Basic
  • Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
  • Arizona Technical Skills Assessment
  •  ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)