Education Professions II prepares students for employment in education and related careers and prepares students for study in higher education. The program expands on knowledge and skills learned in Education Careers I and includes more in depth planning, writing, and implementation of developmentally appropriate lesson plans; incorporating literature into lessons; evaluating and selecting quality children’s literature; exploring award-winning children’s literature; completing classroom observations; applying INTASC standards; applying safety and ethical principles when working with children; investigating licensing requirements related to careers in education; and enhancing employability skills related to knowledge and dispositions of elementary teachers. Students complete a portfolio project to document their experiences.
When You Finish
Students completing this program continue their education in 2 and 4-year postsecondary programs to be eligible for a teaching license or other credentials or begin a career as an instructional aide in a school.
Dual College Credits
- EDUC 233 Literacy Development through Children’s Literacy
Ivy Tech | 3 credits
Pre-requisite applies. Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual credits.