This new program is replacing the Early Childhood Education and Teacher Academy programs starting Fall 2021.
Learn: Teaching strategies, Child and Adolescent Development, Health, Safety and Nutrition, Group and Individual Management, Curriculum & Instruction, Community Schools and Stakeholders, Observation & Assessment
Pathways: Early Childhood, Education, Family Careers, Therapists and the interconnection of these careers
Careers: Teacher, Administrator, Social Worker, Counselor, Speech & Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Art Therapy, Psychologist, Community Outreach Organizer, Juvenile Court Liaison, and Special Education Aide
Cool!: Work in a variety of settings exploring preschool-high school. Experience collaboration with community partners through shadowing, field experiences, and internships. Explore what different therapists do in schools and in the community.
Certifications: Child Abuse Prevention, Communicable Diseases & CPR/First Aid
Free: BGSU Firelands on-transcript college credit available
Education & Family Careers students will become members of Educators Rising, an association that offers resources and opportunities designed for future educators in the career tech atmosphere, and provides students the opportunity to participate in competitive events and earn scholarships.