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Opportunities for Early Childhood Educators

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 30, 2020

If you’re considering a degree in early childhood education (ECE) but are wondering what your career options are in addition to teaching, it may surprise you to learn that there is an impressive array of opportunities to explore. While earning a degree in early childhood education is commonly associated with pursuing a profession as a teacher, it’s definitely not the only option to choose from.

So, what can you do with an early childhood education degree?

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

Career Advancement Options for Medical Assistants

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 27, 2020

Deciding to become a medical assistant is one of the quickest ways to enter into the healthcare field, which is a big draw for students who are looking to get their training completed fast and start working. However, after the dust settles, and you’ve finished school and started working as a full-time medical assistant, you might be wondering what future career advancement options are available? 

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

Soft Skills Every Medical Assistant Needs

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 11, 2020

If you enjoy working with people and have a strong desire to help, then you already have some of the skills you’ll need to become a successful medical assistant (MA). While your medical assisting program will teach you all of the clinical, hands-on training you’ll need to perform the duties of a medical assistant, it’s also important to develop your soft skills.

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

You've Finished an ECE Program, Now What?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 9, 2020

If you’ve recently completed your ECE program, or are so close to finishing, you can practically smell the aroma of fresh play-dough and chalk dust in the air. However, you’re probably wondering what comes next?

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

Questions You Didn't Know You Had About Medical Assistant Programs

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 31, 2020

If you’re interested in the healthcare field but aren’t sure where to begin, a career as a medical assistant (MA) may provide the right amount of challenge and excitement.

If you’re wondering if medical assisting is right for you, here are some thoughtful questions you might not have considered asking yet about a medical assistant program:

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

7 Things New MA Students Need to Hear

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 27, 2020

If you’re interested in becoming a medical assistant but have some reservations about what it takes to be a successful student, look no further!

Here are 7 tips on how to succeed as an MA student:

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

Set Yourself up for a Successful Teaching Career

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 25, 2020

The first year of teaching can be hard, as you aren’t sure what to expect. Sometimes this anxiety can be so great that it even prevents an individual from enrolling into an early childhood education program. If you’re feeling nervous about the idea of going back to school and earning a degree, don’t be. Rest assured, there are plenty of strategies you can implement to help guarantee your success as a teacher.

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

7 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Teacher

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 20, 2020

While deciding to become a teacher is a noble goal, it’s not for everyone. Many experienced teachers describe their love and passion for their profession as a calling, and not just a job. If you’re considering a career in early childhood education, here are 7 things to consider first before enrolling in an ECE program:

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

How the Teaching Profession Has Changed

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 18, 2020

Technology isn’t the only thing that’s changed in the last decade or two. Teaching and early childhood education have changed as well. There is a lot more accountability and responsibility placed on teachers today. While teachers definitely have a full plate, many of them remain optimistic about what lies ahead in the next decade of teaching.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Accredited, Childcare Teacher

Is This Why You Aren't Considering a Career in Teaching?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 10, 2020

One of the many perks of becoming a teacher is that summer vacations are pretty much a guarantee. This may also mean no paycheck during the summer months, which can cause some prospective students to pause or even reconsider a different career altogether. However, before you throw in the towel on the idea of teaching, keep in mind that there are numerous part-time or temporary job options for an early childhood educator to stay busy and earn some extra income during the summer break.

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