Teaching Professions

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Program Description
Teaching is both an art and a science.  Conceptual and intellectual.  Are you an enthusiastic learner that loves to inspire others?  Are you a patient, effective communicator?  Explore this two-year program that provides a solid foundation for students interested in understanding the teaching profession through coursework and classroom field experience.  Students summarize their knowledge and experiences in various classrooms from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade in a professional portfolio.  Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to earn credit for a college level Introduction to Education course at any state university in Ohio. Students will have opportunities to participate in a professional education organization.

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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 Pathways
  • High school teacher
  • Middle school teacher
  • Elementary school teacher
  • Special education teacher
  • Sports instructor and coach
  • School counselor
  • Principal/school administrator
  • Media specialist
  • Other child-related careers
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Honors or Advanced English

Foundational Skills
  • Classroom management
  • Lesson planning
  • Technology skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Field experience
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Interest in working with people
  • Volunteer teaching and coaching experiences
Post-Secondary Opportunities
See Career Catalog Pages 37-40 for details.
GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: Two years
SCHOOL: Kent Roosevelt

  • Level I: Honors English 11 1 cr (4.5); IA Educational Principles 1 cr (5.0); IB Classroom Management 1cr (5.0); Optional Elective or Academic Course
  • Level II: Honors English 12 1 cr (4.5); IIA Curriculum & Instruction 1 cr (5.0); IIB Education & Training Capstone 1 cr (4.0)

4.5 or 5.0=credit weighted on a 4.0 scale

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