Teaching Professions

  • Examine the field of teaching through actual classroom experiences in elementary, middle, and special education classrooms at area public schools
  • Prepare a portfolio of the year’s experiences to be used for possible college credit after graduation
  • Focus on the nationally recognized standards for teacher certification


What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Go to college to become a teacher
  2. Go to college to become a teaching paraprofessional
What would I do in this class?
  1. Create age appropriate lesson plans
  2. Observe local classroom teachers at various ages and subjects
  3. Design behavior management plans
  4. Compile a professional portfolio
  5. Assist classroom teachers with everyday classroom tasks
  6. Conduct small group instructions
  7. Tutor individual students
What can I do with further training?
  1. Become a guidance counselor
  2. Become a building principal
  3. Become a superintendent
  4. Become a curriculum director

Program Quick Facts

Teaching Profession students must be able to:

  • Read and comprehend textbooks and materials used in class
  • Follow written and oral instructions
  • Use critical thinking skills
  • Write narratives using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Summarize thoughts based on graphic organizers, Master Teacher Pamphlets, and educational articles
  • Apply educational principles and methods to classroom observations
  • Provide own transportation to and from rotation sites


  • None at this time.