Education & Social Services

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Education & Social Services Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the education & social services field.

Create a Brighter Future

The Education & Social Services Pathway provides students with the necessary skills and guidance needed to launch a career in education and social services. Students will learn some of the fundamental roles they would experience in the field – such as counseling, supporting students’ needs in the classroom, and providing social services to students and their families. This pathway offers strategies for nurturing children to become healthy, secure, and productive members of their community. Guidance and socialization strategies are presented, as well as child-rearing techniques that parents, educators, and other professionals can put to immediate use. This integrated, immersive and work-based learning gives students a hands-on experience with practices used in the educational field today.

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

Prepare in the

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

  • Developmental Psychology Child Development
  • Child, Family & Community Honors

Get Real

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

  • Local Child Facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Educational Institutes

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in the educational field with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Child Care Worker
  • Youth Programs Worker
  • Social Services
  • Social Worker

Industry Average: $49,000 - $90,000+/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 15% or Higher

Ready to Start Teaching?

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

CE Teacher:
Marina Garcia
(805) 278-1336

Make a Difference in Someone's Life

Is your passion to teach or help others reach their potential? If you have always wanted to help people grow and be a positive influence in someone’s life, then a career in education or social services can be your avenue to helping others achieve their dreams. Learn how to effectively lead, support students’ unique needs, and teach to academic standards in today’s classrooms. Preparing students for both college and a rewarding career, the Education & Social Services Pathway can provide you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills needed to make your dream a reality.

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 Sociology Program