Program Description:

This is an innovative approach designed to attract talented students to the teaching profession. The program seeks to provide high school students insight into the nature of teaching, the problems of schooling and the critical issues affecting the quality of education in America's schools.

Students involved in the Careers in Education concentration can join Educators Rising. This student organization fosters the development of future educators through innovative programs. The organization has a vision of attracting an array of dynamic and diverse students. Students have the opportunity to meet on the state and national level.

Prerequisites: Have a GPA of a 2.0 or higher

Students are accepted yearly in August; it is a one year program (540 clock hours)
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Foundation in Education
  • Student Learning, Development, and Diversity
  • Educational Psychology and Learning
  • Teacher Preparation: Seminar in Educational Practice
Certifications: Praxis 1
Sample Job Titles: Teacher Assistant, Paraprofessional, Instructional Assistant, Special Education Teaching Assistant, Para-educator, Teacher Aide, Special Education Paraprofessional, Teaching Assistant, Educational Technician, Instructional Aide


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