Careers in Education


  • CTE Sector: Education, Child Development, and Family Services
  • CTE Pathway: Education
  • Located at: Santa Fe
  • Recommended Prerequisite: None

Course Description

Careers in Education concentrator course provides instruction and training in education and education related occupations in preschool through grade twelve. Students will study human development, standards, regulations, and codes; positive guidance and counseling techniques; age appropriate and grade appropriate learning strategies, learning theories; and standard based curriculum and instructional design. Students will do hands on activities to prepare them for real world experiences when working in the field of education.

Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.