Early Childhood Education Careers

There is a wide range of careers in this field that can allow you to work in a variety of different settings. Click the button to view a guide of Early Childhood Education Careers, which provides information about different career paths and the occupations within them – including the skills, education, and training you’ll need, as well as the salary you might earn. 

Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Program

The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) is an eight-month remote internship program for U.S. citizen students, college-level and above, who would like to make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Since 2009, thousands of eInterns have expanded the efforts of the U.S. government, working remotely from their school, dorm room, apartment, local library or coffee shop – wherever they happen to be! Virtual interns work only on unclassified projects

Workforce for the Future

A website is designed to help you understand the 12-county Bay Area region’s labor market needs for a targeted group of middle-skills occupations.

Teach California

Teach California is designed to recruit individuals to the profession of teaching, explain the teacher preparation process, assist prospective teachers in creating their plan to become credentialed teachers, provide relevant content, partner with related public and non-profit entities, and offer links to important resources.

CSU Monterey Bay Teacher Pathway Program

The CSUMB College of Education has partnered with Hartnell College, Cabrillo College, and Monterey Peninsula College to design and implement curricular pipelines that offer students three different teaching pathway options. The CSUMB Teacher Pathway Programs offer education pathway students curricula, resources, and support from both their Community College and CSUMB such as tutoring, cohort-based enrollment, enrichment, and pre-professional workshops, priority registration, stipends, targeted academic advising, and mentorship.

Center for Employment Training

Get trained for a career you’ll love. Center for Employment Training (CET) teaches you the skills needed to land a job in your chosen field. They provide the training and support to help students of all backgrounds succeed in work and life.  With locations in WatsonvilleSalinas, and Soledad, you can find 13 training programs in the Monterey Bay region.

Health Workforce Initiative

The purpose of the Health Workforce Initiative (HWI) is to identify health care workforce needs and cultivate solutions. The role of the HWI is to facilitate a community college response to workforce needs. The site includes an interactive map for students to find health career programs and an inventory of regional programs.

Career Technical Education Partnership of Santa Cruz County

The Santa Cruz County Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) provides students with the opportunity to acquire career training and technical skills that prepare them for success in a changing workplace and continuing education. CTEP, a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited program of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education offered in cooperation with county high school districts and the local business community provides job training for youth 16 and older and some adults (currently restricted to a few programs).

Alder Teacher Residency Program

Are you interested in being a teacher? Do you have a bachelor’s degree? If so, join the Alder Teacher Residency program at Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (MPUSD) with schools in Monterey, Seaside, and Marina. Receive priority hiring in MPUSD schools through the residency program where you will earn your teaching credential and Masters in Education in one year while apprenticing in an MPUSD classroom.

CA Community Colleges Guided Pathways

Multi-year state program designed to provide all CA Community Colleges with the opportunity to implement Guided Pathways for the purpose of significantly improving student outcomes.