Teacher Academy

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Teacher Academy I & II                                                                        Grades 10-12

Instructor: Kelley McKnight                                                              2 Credits per year

Year I Enrollment Requirements:   A student must:

  • complete a Career Tech Center application.
  • meet NWEA MAP scores:
    • in Reading – 8th grade of 217 or higher RIT score.
    • in Math – 8th grade of 226 or higher RIT score.
  • have good school attendance.
  • have a lack of discipline referrals.
  • complete prerequisite class, if applicable.
  • be approved by Career Tech Administration.

Teacher Academy I is an entry-level course. Students gain foundation competencies related to students as learners, planning and assessing teaching, teaching strategies, and communication skills.  Students receive hands-on field experiences at various schools/locations.

Year II CTC Enrollment Requirements:   A student must:

  • complete a Career Tech Center application.
  • not have a NC for Year I.
  • have a 70 final average or higher in Year I.
  • must score 55% or higher on Year I MS-CPAS2 test.
  • have good school attendance.
  • have a lack of discipline referrals.
  • be approved by Career Tech Administration.

Teacher Academy II provides students with the opportunity to gain advanced skills needed to enhance them as learners, teachers, and communicators. Students receive advanced hands-on field experiences at various schools/locations. Students are expected to successfully complete TA II Performance Based Assessment (PBA).

Teacher Academy students are associated with the Educator’s Rising student organization.  

For more information on what our local Teacher Academy students and Educators Rising club is doing, click here.

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