Explore one of the most fulfilling fields and directly impact K-12 students with 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 classroom environment, preparing you for a six-week internship that offers a hands-on opportunity to work with students in a classroom setting. Upon completing the program, you will be ready to take the Education Fundamentals Assessment and the Praxis Parapro. This will allow you to begin working immediately in a classroom setting or give you an early advantage for acceptance into a college education program.
|Program Start Date||Program Days||Program Instructor|
|August 10, 2022||Monday – Friday||Shelly Stephens|
|1 Year||Morning or Afternoon||Student Resources|
|Teaching as a Profession|
|History of Education|
|Human Growth & Development|
|Teaching Diverse Learners|
|Role of Assessment|
|College & Career Prep|
High School Credit
|4 Elective Credits for Full Program|
|Our Placement Rate||90.00%|
|Median Hourly Earnings*||$18.67|
|Entry Level Education**||Bachelor's degree.|
|**A paraprofessional needs either a high school diploma and a passing score on paraprofessional assessment OR an associate's degree.|
|*Information provided by the 2018-2019 Critical Occupations Data.|
Educators Rising is a community-based model, in which chapters at schools feed teacher preparation programs at institutes of higher education with the support of State Departments of Education and local funders and foundations. These entities come together to provide a clear pathway to increase teacher diversity and teacher quality. To learn more, visit EducatorsRising.org.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or OKWU.edu.
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Outreach & Enrollment Specialist