Child Development Pathway
Education, Child Development & Family Services Industry Sector

This industry sector includes four interrelated pathways: Child Development, Consumer Services, Education, and Family and Human Services. Each pathway includes a sequence of at least two rigorous courses, beginning with a foundation class that leads to one or more concentration classes and concluding with at least one capstone course. Through successful completion of a career pathway, students gain skills that enable them to enter the workforce at a higher-than-entry-level step. These courses prepare students to succeed in any of the careers related to the pathway.

Child Development Pathway

Careers to Explore
Entry Level
with high school diploma
Technical Level
with AA or AS degree or certificate
Professional Level
with BS or BA degree

Child Care Provider
Preschool Aide
Afterschool Program Aide
Consumer Complaint Clerk
Customer Service Representative
Product Demonstrator
Recreation Aide
Child Care Worker

Pre-School Teacher
Teacher Assistant
Head Start Teacher
Special Education Aide
Parent Educator
Consumer Credit Manager
Property Manager
Consumer Product Tester
Insurance Representative

K-12 School Teachers
Child Protection Social Worker
Preschool Director
School or Adoption Counselor
Child Psychologist
Certified Financial Planner
Consumer Economist
Consumer Information Specialist
Speech Language Therapist

Career information courtesy of King's County Office of Education