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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

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

How to Gain Experience as a New Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 19, 2020

If you’re a new medical assistant who recently completed your training and are ready to dive head first into your new career but don’t know where to begin, we’ve got some tips to help get you started:

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

Tips for Sharpening Your Skills as a Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 11, 2020

If you’re considering a career as a medical assistant, you might be wondering what types of skills you’ll need to be successful at your new job. While the medical assistant training program you choose should cover all of the basic skills you’ll need to know, there are additional steps you can take to give yourself an advantage. There are a lot of administrative and clinical duties an MA typically performs on a regular basis, but there will also be opportunities to become even better at your job, which can lead to medical assistant career advancement.

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

What are the Pros and Cons of Being a Teacher?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 9, 2020

If you’re considering a career in early childhood education, you’re likely weighing the pros and cons of the job, which makes sense considering no profession is perfect and they all come with their own unique set of challenges. While teaching may not be right for everyone, for those who find themselves drawn to a career in early childhood education, there’s usually a good reason for it and once they discover the reason, they can’t imagine doing anything else.

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

The Best Preschool Teachers Have 7 Things in Common

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 14, 2020

Teaching can be a highly rewarding career for many educators, but not everyone is cut out to be a preschool teacher. Preschoolers are young and can be unpredictable and challenging at times, making it obvious that a preschool teacher should possess some very specific skills in order to be a successful early childhood educator.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Flexible Class Schedule, preschool teacher, Accredited