Education Professions

Prepare for a career in education through observation, in-depth studies, and special projects.

Inspire and Motivate! Make a difference! Teach!
Enjoy a career where you can make a positive impact. Education Professions introduces the college minded student to the field of education.  Observation experiences and hands-on projects help you decide if you are compatible for a career in education. 
This program helps every education major decide if they want to be a counselor, administrator, or teacher. State-wide college credit is given for successful completion of this curriculum.  
Suggested Skills for Success: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA and “B” or better in English. Able to provide own transportation for senior students (must have driver’s license). One letter of recommendation from a current or previous licensed teacher.


Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications and college credit:

  • CPR/First Aid
  • Communicable Disease
  • Child Abuse and Detection
  • Paraprofessional
  • Lead for Change
  • Numerous other certificates
  • Educational Principles (qualifying college credit)

Student Organization

What skills will I learn?

  • History of U.S. education
  • Educational initiatives
  • Professional responsibilities
  • Philosophers/philosophies
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Learning strategies
  • Instructional practices
  • Collaborative projects
    • Children’s Literacy Interactive Program
    • Children’s Expo
    • Pickle Power
    • Educators Rising

What types of equipment are used:

Observe a licensed teacher in various settings. With the support of a mentor teacher, you will:

  • Assist teacher
  • Plan activities
  • Tutor students
  • Create projects
  • Design bulletin boards
  • Much, much more!
Where do you want to go?

Classroom Teacher, Corporate Trainer, Pupil Services, Reading Specialist, Guidance Counselor, Curriculum Director, Assessment Coordinator, Principal, Industry Curriculum Developer, Media Specialist, Special Education Teacher, Reading Specialist

Education & Training Career Field


Year 1

4.0 high school elective

Year 2

5-6 college (based on academic achievement)



Ohio College Tech Prep

Career Technical Credit Transfer Program