Suggested Elective Courses: Creative Writing, Public Speaking, College Writing, Dramatics, Psychology, Social Psychology, Sociology, Ethical Issues

Instructor: LynnAnn Swain

Contact: [email protected] / 822-9499;286

Education Training and Human Services

TheEducation Training and Human Services program falls under the educating and training cluster and focuses on the planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related support services.  Examples of careers you may pursue from this program of study are Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, secondary, special education and CTE teachers or teacher assistants, preschool & child care program directors, child care assistants/workers, child life specialist, nanny, instructional physical trainers, psychologist, clinical development and social workers.   The Early Childhood education sequence of courses followed in this career path will expose students to the developmental stages of children from infancy to middle grades.  Students will be instructed in child care utilizing the Real Care baby simulator.  Additionally, students will learn how to prepare and implement developmentally appropriate lessons for instruction of children at all levels.  At the conclusion of this program of study, students will be prepared to take the Parapro Exam.  Students who successfully pass this exam will receive a paraprofessional license making them eligible to apply for teacher assistant certification at the Rhode Island Department of Education.  This program of study is an approved teacher assistant program by the Rhode Island Department of Education. For a more comprehensive list of careers go to:

Please visit Mrs. Swain’s classroom website for more information:

Congratulationsto the Early Childhood Program for receiving a $5000 grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.  Way to go!

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