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What Is Education

Timothy Said:

what is secondary education?

We Answered:

Early Childhood Education is K-3rd
Primary Education is 4th-6th
Middle School 6-9 or 6th-8th
Secondary is 9th-12th grades

Nicholas Said:

Education to Become a Personal Assistant?

We Answered:

What is a Personal Assistant?
A Personal Assistant is responsible for working closely with the employer in the management of their household, personal and professional needs. The experience and background of a Personal Assistant varies depending on the individual candidate. Most Personal Assistants have a Bachelor's Degree in addition to direct professional experience in a private home. They typically have strong computer and accounting skills. Many candidates have direct experience as a Personal Assistant.

What are the responsibilities of a Personal Assistant?
Computer knowledge and accounting skills are frequently required. Duties generally include:
Making travel arrangements
Booking appointments and
managing the household calendar
Assisting in planning and
organization of parties and other events
General errand running
Managing the household bill
payment
Handling special projects

What is the cost for a Personal Assistant?
Salary of a Personal Assistant is usually based on two factors: the amount of experience the candidate brings to the position and the duties and hours included in the job description. In the Bay Area, Personal Assistants typically earn between $52,000 and $100,000 per year, plus benefits.

As tempting as the position of personal assistant may sound, there are some drawbacks to consider. The average personal assistant may put in anywhere from 40 to 80 hours a week or more. If the executive decides to attend a week-long business seminar out of town, the personal assistant may have to accompany him as well or assume additional duties at the office.

Billy Said:

what standards of training and education should be given to employees involved in food operations?

We Answered:

ABE adult basic education level, meaning the ability to read, write, perform basic math calculations as necessary to complete ordinary food operations of preparation, measurement, cooking, serving calculations, and proper cleanup. Without BASIC knowledge and skills the food operations manager has more responsibility to oversee the minute by minute work of all employees, which detracts from his/her ability to function as management. Safety is another issue for employees who lack ABE levels, can they read and follow directions, not only using cooking equipment, but reading and measuring safe amounts of each ingredient can be crucial.

Dan Said:

what education is required to be a physical therapist?

We Answered:

Yes, it is 7 years...but sometimes it can be done in 6. Like most other allied health professions (such as OT, speech language pathology, physician assistant, audiologist), it's a graduate level degree. You need to take all the general education and prerequisite courses first and then apply to grad school. It's no different than someone who wants to go to medical school. You spend the first four years getting your basic science, and then apply to the appropriate program.

The APTA website has some helpful information for prospective students: www.apta.org

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