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EDUCATION ACADEMY


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In the Education Academy, students gain a foundation of educational principles, curriculum development, and licensure during their junior year. Students also learn about psychology and behavioral progress, as well as guidance and nutrition. During their senior year, students focus on a specific area of licensure, creating lessons and activities that foster growth in the 4 areas development (cognitive, physical, social, emotional). Classroom placements provide opportunities for growth.

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Practical Learning Experiences 

Students will:

  • Understand education philosophy
  • Learn child development
  • Create hands-on and age appropriate lessons
  • Implement health and safety procedures
  • Participate in communicable disease training
  • Child abuse prevention and recognition training
Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Courses

Year One

  • Foundations of Education and Training 
  • Child and Adolescent Development

Year Two

  • Classroom Management
  • Communities, Schools, and Stakeholders
  • Education and Training Capstone
Instructor

Angie Walls
Education Academy Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center
awalls@ohiohipoint.com

Industry Certifications
  • Council for Professional Recognition - Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
  • CPR/First Aid
College Partnerships
  • Clark State Community College 
  • Rhodes State College

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential
  • Elementary/Middle School Teacher ($57,000)
  • High School Teacher ($60,000) 
  • School Administration ($90,000)
CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

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