DESTINATIONS CAREER PROGRAM
Education and Training
Which pathways are offered?
Early Childhood—This pathway prepares students to plan, manage, and provide education and training services, and related learning support services. Early childhood is about careers that focus on children in their early, formative years through elementary school.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Child Care Center Director
Child Care Worker
Early Childhood Teacher
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:
Child Care Center Director—$48,210year
Child Care Worker—$24,230/year
Early Childhood Teacher—$30,520/year
Elementary School Principal—$96,400/year
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.