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Child Care

Instructor: Mrs. Temple

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Program Objective:

To prepare students for a career in the Childcare field who are ready to enter the workforce immediately after graduation, as well as students who wish to continue their education in a post-secondary setting.

Course Length: Four Years - Grades 9-12

Program Goals:

Upon completion, Childcare and Support Services Management students will be able to:

  • Identify stages of child growth and development
  • Demonstrate child safety and identify how to detect abuse or neglect
  • Plan nutritious snacks/meals
  • Apply and utilize proper program planning and management procedures
  • Understand and create behavior guidance plans
  • Develop effective parent-child relationships
  • Understand and apply laws, regulations and policies
  • Students will have an opportunity to work in a childcare setting as part of the classroom curriculum.

Career Outlook

The childcare industry is considered a bright outlook occupation that is expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, offering a large number of job openings.

Typical Job Opportunities:
  • Daycare aide
  • Head Start aide
  • Nanny
  • Playground aide
  • Public or Private school aide
  • Social Service Worker
  • Teacher*
  • *Requires post-secondary education

Articulation Agreements

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Community & Events

Child Care Students recently participated in WNEP's 2016 "Trail of Treats" located at Mohegan Sun Casino in Plains, Pa this event is held for children and adults with special needs and are unable to go Trick or Treating.

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Those participating from left to right: Mrs. Warren, Learning Support Teacher, Emily Yuhas, Brittney Washko, Amber Stoodley, Mrs. Temple, Child Care Instructor, Cheyanne Nice, and Ms. Samantha Temple, Volunteer.