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 Education and Child Development

​​​​​Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services

Potential Careers in Education and Child Development

  • Administrator
  • Assessment specialist
  • Career tech administrator
  • Child care worker
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Coach
  • College/university faculty
  • Counselor
  • Curriculum developer
  • Early childhood teacher
  • Elementary teacher
  • High School teacher
  • Middle School teacher
  • Paraprofessional 
  • Principal
  • Speech-language pathologist 
High School Pathway Courses     (s) = semester

​Grade ​Essential Pa​​thway Courses​
(select one each year)
Examples of Local Post-Secondary Degrees
Associate's Degree
Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education
Rasmussen College​Rock Valley College

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Education

Master’s Degree
Master of Arts in Teaching
Rockford University

Master of Science in Education

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