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Child Development Associate

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Child Development Associate


The Family and Community Services program of study introduces students to knowledge and skills related to social services, including child and human development and consumer sciences. CTE learners may learn about or practice managing social and community services or teaching family and consumer sciences. Students may follow career paths in social work or therapy for children, families, or school communities.


13024200 Principles of Human Services
13024700 Child Development
13024900 Family and Community Services
13025000 Practicum in Human Services

Community Health Workers Child Development Associate (CDA) 

Human Development and Family Studies
Human Services/Sciences, General
Family and Consumer Sciences
Community Health Services

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Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Median Wage: $41,350
Annual Openings: 2,221
10-Year Growth: 17%

Social and Community Services Managers 

Median Wage: $65,146
Annual Openings: 608
10-Year Growth: 33%

Social and Human Service Assistants 

Median Wage: $32,448
Annual Openings: 2,822
10-Year Growth: 25%