Education Professions

This course provides students interested in becoming a teacher a program of study in education career choices. Students will analyze the stages of child development related to teaching and learning. They will experience hands-on activities in the preparation of lesson planning and classroom management. Students will delve into education theory and methodology; learning styles; history of U.S. education and structure; roles and characteristics of teachers. Introductory classroom observation and interactive field experiences will be included. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships, and community involvement by participating in Educators Rising, a state and national career and technical student organization.
Expect to learn:
  • Develop characteristics that lead to success on one of many careers:
    • Teacher
    • Counselor
    • Teaching assistant
    • Social worker
  • Observe elementary, middle school, or high school classrooms
  • Creatively plan to meet the needs of diverse learners
Other Features:
  • College credit and internship opportunities may be available
Career information for this industry:
  • Salary range: $37,540 - $88,910
  • Education range: Bachelor's Degree to Master's Degree
  • Projected job growth: 6%
Statistics according to Bureau of for High School Teachers/Secondary School Teachers, Retrieved: 11/5/15

CTSO affiliated with this program:


Educators Rising

Schools offering this program:
Metro Tech

Schools offering this program for Dual Enrollment Credits:
Metro Tech

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