The Education Pack – Careers in Education


The primary goal of the Careers in Education program is to encourage academically able students who possess exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills to consider teaching as a career.  An important secondary goal of the program is to provide these talented future community leaders with insights about teachers and schools so they will be civic advocates of education.


The Careers in Education Program of Study is an innovative approach designed to attract talented students to the teaching profession. The Careers in Education Program of Study focuses on careers in teaching and training. In addition to being knowledgeable in their subject, teachers and trainers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, as well as understand their educational and emotional needs. Teachers must be able to recognize and respond to individual differences in diverse learners and employ different teaching and training methods that will result in higher learner achievement.

Required Courses:

  • Foundations in Education
  • Student Learning, Development, and Diversity
  • Elementary/Secondary Literacy Awareness
  • Teacher Preparation: Seminar in Educational Practice

Industry Certifications:

  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics
  • OSHA 10
  • WIN
  • WV Welcome
  • Digital Literacy

Technical Assessment

Title: Early Childhood Education and Care – Advanced
Workforce Entry Score: n/a
State Average: n/a
National Average: n/a
Governor’s Workforce Score: 70

Student Accomplishments

2016-2017 SkillsUSA State Secretary, Kenzee Phelps

2017 SkillsUSA American Degree, Kenzee Phelps