Teacher Prep

Program Overview

Join one of the most fulfilling fields and directly impact young students with the Tri County Tech’s Teacher Prep Program! Explore human growth and development, learn instructional methods, and master classroom management. Our specialized classroom mimics a real elementary environment preparing you for an eight-week internship that offers hands-on lesson planning in a classroom setting. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to take Education Fundamentals Assessment, the Praxis Parapro, and the OGET exam. This will allow you to begin working immediately in a classroom setting or give an early advantage for acceptance into a college education program.

“My goal is to become a teacher and Tri County Tech has a great Teacher Prep Program with a great instructor” – Olivia W., 2019


Career Opportunities

ParaProfessional Teacher’s Assistant Teacher’s Aide
Teacher School Administrator School Counselor
Corporate Trainer

Student Organizations

Educators Rising

Helpful Attributes & Abilities

Suggested grade math levels before entering program: 10.0
Suggested grade reading levels before entering program: 10.0
Good problem-solving skills
Ability to work as a team
Good work ethic with a positive attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Matt Songer - Recruitment Specialist

Meet Matt.

He’s our High School Recruitment Specialist. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County program. Matt works with the counselors at our partner schools to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Matt will be in touch soon to answer any program and application questions you may have. Ask your counselor about Tri County Tech programs today!

Matthew Songer

Recruitment & Marketing Specialist

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