Education Professions I provides the foundation for employment in education and related careers and prepares students for study in higher education. An active learning approach that utilizes higher order thinking, communication, leadership, and management processes is recommended in order to integrate suggested topics into the study of education and related careers.
The course of study includes, but is not limited to:
Exploratory field experiences in classroom settings and career portfolios are required components. A standards-based plan guides the students’ field experiences. Students are monitored in their field experiences by the Education Careers I teacher.
Education Professions I
Mrs. Diann Vernon
DOE Code: 5408
Recommended Grade Level: 11, 12
Required Course Prerequisite: Advanced Child Development
High School Credits:
2 semester course
2 semesters required
3 credits per semester
6 credits maximum
Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas.
Course Fees: 0
Industry Certification Available: Education Fundamentals Certification (Pre-PAC)
Class location: Greater Lafayette Career Academy
Education Professions is a student intern teaching program. Students apply what they learn in real classrooms with real students. If you enjoy working with children and recognize talents of each individual child, this program may be for you.
You will learn how to:
The typical Education Professions student may have career goals that include elementary, secondary and special education, preschool education, instructional aides, counselors, social workers, therapists, and school administrators. Students will create and present lesson plans in the classrooms and must be comfortable working independently with students and teachers.