Family Consumer Science Education

Career and Technical Education

Available at Martha Layne Collins High School and Shelby County High School

Instructors:
Ms. Leslie Hulsey, Martha Layne Collins High School

Ms. Renee Smith, Shelby County High School


The Early Childhood Education pathway will address a skill set necessary for success in early childhood education so that individuals can teach students ranging in age from infancy though eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. This pathway is targeted for individuals preparing for careers related to early childhood education, such as those associated with child care, teaching, community-based children’s programs, social services or counseling for children, and after-school programs.


Course Sequence:

  1. Parenting (MLCHS) or FACS Essentials (SCHS)
  2. Early Lifespan Development
  3. Child Development Services I
  4. Child Development Services II
  5. Internship: Early Childhood Education


Available Certification(s):

3 Certificates Required

Commonwealth Child Care Credential - Certificate of Eligibility

KY Early Care and Education Orientation

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma


End of Program Assessment: YES

Post Secondary Articulated Credit Agreement:

Upon successful completion of the career pathway courses with a GPA or letter grade of "B" or higher and a passing score on the End of Program Assessment, the following institutions will grant the student 3 hours of articulated credit in Early Childhood Education:

Campbellsville University, College for Technical Education, Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University, University of Kentucky


Dual Credit Partners: NO


Career Possibilities:

Minimum Doctoral or Professional Degree:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree:

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program: $28,00-$76,000

Certified PreSchool Teacher: $36,000-$75,000

Minimum Associate's Degree:

Preschool Teacher: $19,000-$32,000

Childcare Worker: $16,000-$28,000

High School Diploma:

Childcare Worker: $16,000-$28,000

Available at Martha Layne Collins High School and Shelby County High School

Instructors:
Ms. Amy Harris, Martha Layne Collins High School

Ms. Cathy Vance, Shelby County High School


The Culinary and Food Service Pathway addresses a skill set necessary for success in the culinary industry. The courses in this pathway will help students develop skills in early career ladder positions and promote continuing education at the post-secondary level preparing for careers associated with restaurants, institutional food service, hospitality, and catering, as well as food and beverage operations.


Course Sequence: (Completed in order)

  1. Foods and Nutrition
  2. Culinary Arts I
  3. Culinary Arts II
  4. Internship: Culinary Arts


Available Certification(s):

ServSafe Food Manager's Credential


End of Program Assessment: YES

Post Secondary Articulated Credit Agreement:

Upon successful completion of the career pathway courses with a GPA or letter grade of "B" or higher and a passing score on the End of Program Assessment, the following institutions will grant the student 3 hours of articulated credit in Culinary Education:

Kentucky Career and Technical College System (KCTCS)


Dual Credit Partners: NO


Career Possibilities:

Minimum Doctoral or Professional Degree:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree:

Food and Beverage Manager: $14,000-$116,000

Executive Chef: $26,000-$85,000

Sous Chef: $26,000-$55,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Manager: $26,000-$82,000

Minimum Associate's Degree:

Catering/Personal Chef: $24,000-$36,000

High School Diploma:

Food Service Manager: $32,000-$78,000

Chef and Head Cook: $33,000-$71,000