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Education & Training Career Field
Prepare for a career in education through observation, in-depth studies, and special projects.
¨ Ohio College Tech Prep 
CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer Program 
          Tag Course Equivalent: Principles of Education
4.0 high school elective
5-6 college (based on academic achievement) 
Certification & College Credit: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications and college credit:
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Communicable Disease
  • Child Abuse and Detection 
  • Foundations of Educational Principles (College Credit)
  • Child, Health, Safety & Nutrition
Inspire and Motivate! Make a difference! Teach!
Enjoy a career where you can make a positive impact. Education Professions introduces the college minded student to the field of education.  Observation experiences and hands-on projects help you decide if you are  compatible for a career in education. 
This program helps every education major decide if they want to be a counselor, administrator, or teacher. State-wide college credit is given for successful completion of this curriculum. 
Instructor: Josephine Everhart 
Special Requirements: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, 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
    • Educators Rising
Observe a licensed teacher in various settings. With the support of a mentor teacher, you will:
  • Assist teacher
  • Plan activities
  • Tutor students
  • Create projects
  • Design bulletin boards 
  • Much, much more!
Classroom Teacher, Corporate Trainer, Pupil Services, Reading Specialist, Guidance Counselor, Curriculum Director, Assessment Coordinator, Principal, Industry Curriculum Developer, Media Specialist, Special Education Teacher, Reading Specialist
Teaching Professions


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8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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