Teaching Career Pathways
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Teaching Career Pathways

Please click on any of the following links to find out more about your particular career pathway.

Steps to Becoming a Preschool Teacher

Steps to Becoming a Preschool Teacher for BA/MA Degree Holders

Steps to Becoming an Elementary School Teacher

Steps to Becoming a Middle/High School Teacher

Steps to Becoming a Special Education Teacher

Other Career Pathways

Designated Subjects Teaching Credential

Supported by various grant funding sources, Richard Nicholson is available to assist community members who are interested in obtaining their Designated Subjects Teaching Credential. Outlined below are a few of their success stories. If you think you may be a candidate for a Designated Subjects Teaching Credential, feel free to contact Richard for assistance via email: nicholson.richard@me.com, or complete the interest form (Gaining a CA Teacing Credential -- Teach What You Know & Love -- CTE/Designated Subject Certification Alternatives):


Obtaining a Designated Subjects Teaching Credential

(California) Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), credentialing information 

CTC Teaching Credentials Requirements

What is CTE? How much can I make with a certificate?

Other Helpful links

El Camino Career & Technical Education programs

The 15 California Industry Sectors and their Career Pathways