Education Careers is a student intern teaching program. Students apply what they learn in real classrooms with real students. If you enjoy working with children and recognize the talents of each individual child, this is the program for you.
You Will Learn:
- To identify learning styles
- To use strategies to address learning styles
- How to plan, write, and teach lessons
- How teachers and other professionals work together in local schools
A Typical Student
The typical student is a solid academic student that wants a career in the education field. Career goals include elementary and special education teachers, preschool education teachers, instructional aides, counselors, social workers, and school administrators. Students create and present lesson plans in the classrooms and must be comfortable working independently with students and teachers. Most students continue their education at the postsecondary level.
Get Yourself Ready
To be prepared, gain experience working with children. Develop your written and spoken communication skills, and do well in all academic classes. Admission into college programs can be competitive. The following courses will help prepare you for the Education Careers program, college, and a career in the education field:
- Child Development
- Interpersonal Relationships
- Other Family and Consumer Sciences courses