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Teacher Academy

Experience all aspects of being a teacher while remaining in your home school. As a CTC student,  you will gain experience working with different age groups and subject matter all while under the guidance of a mentor teacher.


PDF DocumentTeacher Academy Summary Sheet
PDF Document Teacher Academy Spotlight Brochure

Career and Technical Education Awards

2018 - National Excellence in Action Award from Advance CTE
2013 - MI Department of Education Excellence in Practice Award

Please complete the CTC general enrollment application in addition to the application below.

CTC Teacher Academy Supplemental Application

CORE SKILLS

  • Working with students of various ages
  • Developing curriculum/instructional materials
  • Working in a variety of content areas
  • Communication skills
  • Develop age-appropriate lessons
  • Teamwork/employability
  • Working with a mentor/host teacher
 

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Elementary teacher
  • School counselor/social worker
  • Middle school/high school teacher
  • Speech pathologist
  • Special education teacher
  • ASD teacher

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • English credit
  • Early college eligibility
  • Math credit
  • Postsecondary articulated credit
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
  • First aid and CPR

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Teacher Academy students are placed in classrooms with multiple host teachers. Students observe, lead small groups, plan lessons, and teach lessons - all while being supported and guided by a mentor teacher.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Club participation, competition and leadership can occur with FCCLA, tutoring opportunities, National Technical Honor Society and student council.