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Prepare for a career in education through observation, in-depth studies, portfolio development and special projects.
Ohio College Tech Prep 
CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer Program 
One Year Program, Seniors Only
4.0 elective
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • First Aid and CPR 
  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification)
Inspire and motivate! Make a difference! Teach. Enjoy a career where you can make a positive impact. Teaching Professions is a one-year, senior-only program that introduces the college minded student to the field of education. This is the first foundations course every education major takes whether you want to be a counselor, administrator, or teacher. Observation experiences and hands-on projects help you decide if you are  compatible for a career in education. State-wide college credit is given for successful completion of this curriculum. 
Instructor: Josephine Everhart
Special Requirements: Cumulative GPA of 3.0, passing marks on the Ohio Graduation Test, one letter of recommendation from a teacher and an interview with CVCC teacher. Students must have their own transportation.
 What will I learn? What will I do during my observation experience?
  • History of U.S. education
  • Educational initiatives
  • Professional responsibilities
  • Philosophers/philosophies
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Learning strategies
  • Instructional practices
  • Collaborative projects
    • Children's Literacy Interactive Program
    • Children's Expo
    • Pickle Power
    • Future Educators of America
Two days per week you will assist in an actual classroom. With the support of a mentor teacher, you will:
  • Assist Teacher
  • Plan activities
  • Tutor students
  • Create projects
  • Design bulletin boards 
  • Much, much more!
Teaching Professions


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(440) 526-5200
8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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