Teaching Professions

Program Description
Students are provided a solid foundation to explore the teaching professions through coursework and classroom field experiences. Designed for students interested in a teaching career, this pathway provides students an opportunity to develop skills in classroom management, lesson planning and instruction. Students summarize their knowledge and experiences in various classrooms from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade in a professional portfolio. After
completion of the Teaching Professions program requirements, students will be eligible to earn college credits at any state university in Ohio for an Introduction to Education course.

3D Lab Room and Course

Instruction Video

Skills Necessary for Success
  • Good communication skills
  • Patience and ability to handle stress
  • Ability to work with children and adults
  • Love of learning and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Organizational and management skills
Professional Pathway
  • High school teacher
  • Middle school teacher
  • Elementary school teacher
  • Special education teacher
  • Sports instructor and coach
  • School counselor
  • Principal/school administrator
  • Media specialist
Recommendations
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Honors or Advanced English
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Interest in working with people
  • Volunteer teaching and coaching experiences
Higher Education Opportunities
  • College credits available at any state university in Ohio
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree

GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: Two years
SCHOOL: Roosevelt

COURSES AND CREDITS:
  • Level I: Adv/Honors English 1cr (5.0); IA Educational Principles 1cr (5.0); IB Classroom Management 1cr (5.0); Optional Elective or Academic Course
  • Level II: Adv/Honors English 1cr (5.0); IIA Curriculum & Instruction 1cr (5.0); IIB Education & Training Capstone 1cr (4.0)

4.5 or 5.0=credit weighted on a 4.0 scale

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