Education & Training

  • The Education and Training area includes the understanding of the developmental stages of children and preparing students for the experience of becoming teachers and an opportunity for real-world experience prior to entering college. Possible career pathway models in Education and Training include: Pre-K teacher, Elementary Teacher, Secondary Teacher, Teacher Aide, Administrator, College Professor, Corporate Trainer, Human Resource Personnel, Child Psychologist, Child Care Director, Head Start Teacher, Career Counselor, Counselor, and Social worker.

     

    PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING -is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the education and training career cluster. Students use self-knowledge and educational and career information to analyze various careers within the education and training career cluster. Students will also gain an understanding of the basic knowledge and skills essential to careers within the and training career cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student’s interest area

     

    CHILD DEVELOPMENT -addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and extracurricular organizations.

     

    INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING -is a field-based internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching practices. Students will train under the joint direction and supervision of a teacher who has expertise in the areas of child development and educational methodology and an exemplary educator who is working in an instruction role in an elementary/middle/high school setting. Students will learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, develop materials for educational environments, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of teachers

     

    PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING -is a field-based internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching practices. Students will work under the joint direction and supervision of a teacher who has expertise in the areas of child development and educational methodology and an exemplary educator who is working in an instruction role in an elementary school setting. Students will plan and direct advanced instruction, activities, instructional materials, record keeping and complete other responsibilities of classroom teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel

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