Athena Career Academy News

Can Someone Work as a Teacher Without a Degree?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 10, 2019

If you are looking for a career in teaching young school children, you will need special credentials from an accredited institution. Our campus supports building careers for early childhood educators with professional networking for students. As a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC), Athena is a solid bridge to a teaching career.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Flexible Class Schedule, preschool teacher, Childcare Director

What Does an Early Childhood Educator Teach?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 6, 2019

From birth to the age of eight is a critical time in a child's life. They are at their most vulnerable, while at the same time hungry for knowledge about the world around them and how it works. Choosing to work with children at this stage in their life is the job of an Early Childhood Education (ECE) professional, and it can be some of the most rewarding work a person can do.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, preschool teacher

How Technology is Impacting Early Childhood Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 3, 2019

Did you know that at least 90% of early childhood education teachers use technology in the classroom? With the world at our fingertips, it’s no wonder teachers are taking advantage of the benefits.

Technology isn’t just reserved for educational purposes. It has also impacted the daily operations of daycare centers and schools alike. From inventory of supplies and staffing to classroom activities and everything in between, technology is reaching into every facet of our lives and there’s no reason not to embrace it.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, preschool teacher, Childcare Director

7 Alternative Jobs for Teachers

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 27, 2019

It may seem like common sense to assume that if you obtain a degree in early childhood education, you’ll automatically seek employment as a teacher. While being a teacher is a wonderful and noble profession, not everyone is destined to stand at the front of a classroom. For those interested in an early education degree, but who aren’t sure teaching is for them, there are plenty of exciting and rewarding career alternatives out there.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, preschool teacher

What Can You Do with an Early Childhood Education Degree?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 25, 2019

For those who enjoy working with children and are eager to inspire and play a major role in shaping the lives of others, obtaining a degree in early childhood education (ECE) is a wise decision. While there may have been a strong stigma in the past that those who pursue careers in early childhood education are only qualified to work in a daycare type of setting. Actually, the early childhood education career options have evolved over the years. It may surprise some to learn that there are various career opportunities one can explore, ranging from education to social work.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, ECE, preschool teacher, Childcare Director

What Makes a Great Teacher?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 22, 2019

Every teacher hopes to be a great one but what, exactly, makes a great teacher in the first place? What are the specific skills, talents, and qualities that one should possess? Teaching is hard work, and not everyone is cut out for it. Unfortunately, some teachers never seem to progress past just being an okay teacher, but then there are those who have the passion, desire, and drive to create a challenging, enthusiastic, and nurturing environment for their students.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Flexible Class Schedule, preschool teacher

How Technology is Changing Medical Assisting

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 19, 2019

As technology continues to revolutionize multiple aspects of our daily lives, medical assistant duties and responsibilities are also bound to undergo change. Medical assistants are involved in both clinical and administrative duties. As a result, the impact of technology is likely to affect these professionals more than others in the healthcare space.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program

Improve Patient Care with Empowered Medical Assistants

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 14, 2019

Medical Assistants play an essential role in any healthcare setting. They keep the day flowing smoothly by performing vital administrative and patient care duties, as well as ensuring that physicians and providers have all of the information and medical supplies they need in order to deliver a high standard of patient care and service.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH.

Medical Assistants Feel the Impact of Current Healthcare Trends

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 11, 2019

Healthcare trends are impacting medical assistant jobs in a variety of ways. These trends are leading to a gradual evolving of the medical assistant position.

Fortunately, industry trends are making a positive impact on medical assistant work. If you are thinking about starting a career in the medical field, you owe it to yourself to yourself to learn all you can about medical assisting. 

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH.

Characteristics of a Successful Childcare Director

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 8, 2019

For those who wish to work in early childhood education, a strong passion and desire to work with children is a given. But when seeking career opportunities as a childcare director, simply being good with kids doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll excel as a childcare director.

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Topics: Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, preschool teacher, Childcare Director