Teaching Professions Internship – 9217

Grade Level: 12 Credits: 2 Type: Practical Art 

School: CACC

Prerequisite: Passing grades for both semesters (averaging 70% or higher) in Foundations of Teaching and Instruction; instructor-approved work site; strong attendance record; discipline review for violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing.

This course will provide high school seniors interested in the field of education the opportunity to gain experience in a classroom setting by interning in local K-9 classrooms under the direct supervision of a host teacher. You will observe instruction, classroom management and teaching strategies. You will work one-on-one with students, implement classroom lessons, and create a professional and student portfolio. You will gain experiences allowing reflection on your desire to become a teacher and the reality of a classroom. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in Educators Rising.

College credit: may be available