Education Academies

Ridge Academy of Education

Ridge Community High School

Phone:  (863) 419-3315

500 Orchid Drive
Davenport, FL  33837

Whether being a Pre-K teacher or a college professor, this academy can help you test the waters while getting a jump start on a college degree. This course prepares students to understand the nature of human development from conception through adolescence and the connection of the students' development and plans for working with children. Emphasis is placed on theories of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development, the effect of heredity and the environment, the role of caregivers and the family, health and safety concerns, and contemporary issues.