TEACHING PROFESSIONS (Seniors Only)
Ohio College Tech Prep
Credit: 3.5 elective (College Credit is available for those who qualify.*)
This program introduces college-bound seniors to the teaching profession and gives them a head start onto a path to a successful teaching career. Instructional topics include instructional strategies, history of education, diverse learning styles, appropriate learning atmosphere, classroom technology and monitoring and assessing student performance.
Each student must also complete three field experiences in actual elementary, middle school and high school classrooms. Applicants must complete a 300 word entrance essay, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5, provide two letters of recommendation from teachers, and have an interview with the instructor. Students must also have their own transportation. Certification in American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid is available.
*College credit for Foundations of Education/Introduction to Education is based on class grade, attendance, and the portfolio score. This credit is available at ANY public university in the state of Ohio. Current articulations with private schools are Ashland, Notre Dame, Ursuline College, and Walsh University.
Instructor: Josephine Everhart