Courses Available for Teaching/Training Pathway
Description: Educational Trainer course provides instruction and practice for students who can train teachers, peers, and community in the effective integration of technology. Training on various technology tools, professional demeanor, customer service, and troubleshooting.
Description: Teaching Profession courses introduce students to the principles underlying teaching and learning, the responsibilities and duties of teachers, and the techniques of imparting knowledge and information. These courses typically expose students to and train them in classroom management, student behavior, leadership and human relations skills, assessment of student progress, teaching strategies, and various career opportunities in the field of education.
Description: Educational Methodology courses prepare students to teach and guide others. These courses typically provide opportunities for students to develop their own teaching objectives, to design lesson plans, and to experience teaching in a controlled environment. Students examine and practice teaching strategies, learning styles, time management and planning strategies, presentation and questioning skills, classroom management, and evaluation techniques.
Description: Self-Management courses introduce students to the skills and strategies helpful in becoming more focused, productive individuals. These courses typically emphasize goal-setting; decision-making; managing time, energy, and stress; and identifying alternatives and coping strategies. They may also allow students to explore various career and lifestyle choices.
Description: Family Living courses emphasize building and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships among family members and other members of society. These courses often emphasize (but are not limited to) topics such as social/dating practices, human sexuality and reproduction, marriage preparation, parenthood and the function of the family unit, and the various stages of life. They may also cover topics related to individual self-development, career development, personal awareness, and preparation for the responsibilities of a family member and wage earner.
Description: Teaching observation courses build upon the understanding of the requirements of the teaching profession through student observations and study of best practices in multiple classroom settings. Observation analysis will be focused around the elements of effective instruction – planning and preparation, the learning environment, instructional strategies, and teacher/trainer professional responsibilities.
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
Description: Introduction to Human Services B offers a look into the many occupations (paid and unpaid) linked to providing for the basic needs of children, individuals and families. Occupations will include nutrition educator, child care provider, social worker, foster parent, credit counselor, geriatric care provider, senior citizen care director, food service provider, restaurant manager, culinary artists, interior/textile designer, event planner and family and consumer sciences teacher.
Human Growth and Development A
Description: Human Growth and Development A provide students with knowledge about the physical, mental, emotional, and social growth and development of humans from conception to old age, with a special emphasis on birth through school age. Course content will provide an overview of life stages, with a strong tie to prenatal and birth processes; fundamentals of children’s emotional and physical development; and the appropriate care of children.