Education & Training
Education & Training Programs of Study
- Teaching as a Profession
Teaching as a Profession Courses and Sequencing
- Level 1 - C32H00 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession
- 1 credit, open to grades 9 & 10
- The Fundamentals of Education course is designed to assist interested students in learning more about becoming involved in careers relating to the field of education. This course covers the history of education in the United States, careers in education, and the influence of human development on learning. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue to build throughout the program of study.
- Level 2 - C32H01 Teaching as a Profession I
- 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Fundamentals of Education
- Teaching as a Profession I is an applied-knowledge course for students interested in learning more about becoming a school counselor, teacher, librarian, or speech-language pathologist. This course covers the components of instruction, teaching strategies, types of assessments, student learning, special populations, and educational technology. Students in this course will conduct observations of educators at work and create artifacts for a course portfolio.
- Level 3 - C32H02 Teaching as a Profession II
- 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Fundamentals of Education, Teaching as a Profession I
- Teaching as a Profession II is an applied knowledge course for students interested in learning more about becoming a teacher, school counselor, librarian, or speech-language pathologist. This course covers classroom management, concepts of higher-order thinking, differentiating instruction, and strategies of effective classroom planning.
- Level 4 - C32H03H Honors Teaching as a Profession Practicum (WBL)
- 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Fundamentals of Education, Teaching as a Profession I & II
- Teaching as a Profession III is a capstone course in the Education and Training Cluster for students interested in learning more about becoming a teacher, school counselor, librarian, or speech-language pathologist. The course covers classroom professionalism, ethics, policies, communications, and career requirements in the education fields. In addition, students will complete an internship and continue to create artifacts for their student portfolios.
- Optional Level 4 - Statewide Dual Credit Introduction to Teaching
Optional Courses for Education & Training Career Cluster
- C25H16 Work-Based Learning: Career Practicum (WBL)
- 1 credit, up to 2 credits per year, open to grades 11 & 12
- Admission into this class is by application only. A student must have a 90% attendance rate for the semester immediately preceding enrollment in this class. Their place of employment must correlate to their chosen Elective Focus and a significant portion of the hours worked must be during the normal school day. Students must be enrolled in a CTE that is related to their job. Students must maintain school attendance of a minimum of 90%, passing grades in all courses, and be able to legally drive to the job site. This course allows students to leave the school campus daily to gain real-world occupational experience.