Education, Child Development, & Family Services Career Pathway Courses
Real World Parenting
Do you love children? Maybe you plan on babysitting or having your own someday. Learn how being a parent is much more than merely feeding, bathing, and protecting a child. Creating a positive environment, nurturing, fostering education, and serving as a role model are critical aspects. Learn how to be a positive force in the development of your future children, as well as others around you.
Early Childhood Education 1A: Introduction
Are you curious to see what it takes to educate and nurture early learners? Use your curiosity to explore the fundamentals of childcare, like nutrition and safety, but also the complex relationships caregivers have with parents and their children. Examine the various life stages of child development and the best educational practices to enrich their minds while thinking about a possible future as a childcare provider!
Nutrition & Wellness
To keep our body and our mind running like finely tuned machines, we need to use the right fuel. For humans, that means nourishing our bodies with the right foods. In this course, you’ll explore how food affects essential aspects of your life from your weight to how you age to how well you think. You’ll also examine how outside influences- family, peers, and the media- can affect your diet and your perception of food and how to set yourself up for nutritional success. Are you interested in a career in holistic wellness? Start your health journey now with Nutrition and Wellness.
Early Childhood Education 1B: Developing Early Learners
Discover the joys of providing exceptional childcare and helping to develop future generations. Learn the importance of play and use it to build engaging educational activities that build literacy and math skills through each stage of childhood and special need. Use this knowledge to develop your professional skills well suited to a career in childcare.