Youth & Education Services (YES)

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Education Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging field of education.

Create a Brighter Future

The Youth & Education Services Pathway is designed to expose students to career options in the field of education. Students receive real-world experience working with youth through internships, community service, and our Little Vikes Lab School. This is all in an effort to help students succeed and improve their chances at reaching their goals through coursework, career guidance, and work-based learning experiences. Students not only receive a head start on their careers, but also learn skills that will help them achieve success in college.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new educational career. Classes include:

  • Careers in Education & Child
  • Teaching & Learning 3,4 YES

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of education. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • University and College Tours
  • Internships
  • Community Service
  • Educational Outreach Programs

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Gain a strong foundation in education even before you get to college and get head start on your career with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Tutor
  • Preschool Aide

Industry Average: $48,000 - $100,000+/Year
Projected Growth in Field: 5% to 9%

Ready to Teach?

Contact your college & career technician for availability. 
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Eric Ehlers
(805) 385-5780

Educate Yourself to Teach Others

If you’ve always had a desire to teach or help others reach their educational journey, a career in education can be your calling to make a difference. The YES Academy will teach you not only about the rewarding career of teaching, but also how to serve as an effective leader. This academy can provide you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the skills needed to reach your potential.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AA Elementary Teacher Education

BA Liberal Studies/Teaching