The program of study in Teacher Cadet is part of the National Career Cluster called Education and Training. To learn more about this, or any of the 16 National Career Clusters, visit: www.careertech.org/career-clusters.
9471/9472 TEACHER CADET 1/2 (2 hr) * Gr 12 1.0/1.0 credit Prerequisite/Recommendation: Completed Application (available in Guidance office), teacher recommendation, interview and Teacher Cadet Instructor approval required.
Students will not be allowed to enroll in this course without completing the application and interview process. The application is to be turned in to the Teacher Cadet advisor during scheduling time and then the interview will be scheduled. The Teacher Cadet program is an innovative hands-on course designed for high school students who want to become teachers and to gain experience working with pre-school, elementary and middle school students. An instructional component will be integral to the “in-classroom” experience with a strong emphasis on writing. You will work with students in as many capacities as possible: tutoring, working on special projects, supervising small groups, and eventually teaching a lesson to the entire class. You may also help with various classroom preparation duties. You will strengthen your understanding of the teaching process by documenting your observations and achievements in a Teacher Cadet Portfolio. Excellent attendance is required. Student must have clearance from the Family Independence Agency Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry. (Forms will be provided at interview.) Students must provide their own transportation to placement sites. This course will fulfill the one credit of Visual, Performing or Applied Arts (VPAA) graduation requirement.
World Language Credit: Students may replace one credit of World Language with one credit of CTE when CTE is taken as a second (or additional) VPAA credit.
* Eligible students could quality for tuition-free (articulated) credits at Central Michigan University and Oakland University. For more information, visit the following web site: