Overview

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 become a teacher and be eligible for a Professional Educator’s License issued by the State of Indiana or other credentials. Students also can begin a career as an instructional aide or other support staff in a school.

 

Dual College Credits

  • EDUC 230 The Exceptional Child
    Ivy Tech  |  3 credits
    Pre-requisite applies. Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual 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.

Syllabus

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Curriculum

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