Career Cluster:  Education and Training CTE Program:  Principles of Teaching
Career Cluster Pathway:  Professional Support Services Career Path Industry Certification:  Para Pro Exam
16 CORE CURRICULUM CREDITS 8 ADDITIONAL CREDITS
ENGLISH 

4 credits

MATH 

4 credits

SCIENCE

3 credits,
2 with lab

SOCIAL
STUDIES

 3 credits

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
FINE ARTS (1 cdt)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 cdt)
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
(Aligned with Community College & State University System Programs)
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  • Students are encouraged to explore careers and postsecondary options at "http://fldoe.org/academics/college-career-planning.
  • Students are also encouraged to participate in dual enrollment courses which may be used to satisfy high school graduation or Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars course requirements.
  • One course within the 24 credit program must be an online course. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for 24 credit program
9 English I Algerbra I Earth Science American History Physical Education (1cdt) Introduction to the Teaching Profession  
10 English II Geometry Biology World History   Human Growth and Development Foreign Language for SUS admission or other elective appropriate for student's career and education plan.
11 English III Algebra II Physical Science American Government/Economics Practical Arts/ Fine Arts (1 cdt) Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction  
12 English IV Additional Math Additonal Science Economics/Government (1/2cr)   Principles of Teaching Internship  
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Based on the Career Cluster of interest and identified career and technical education program, the following postsecondary options are available.
TECHNICAL CENTER PROGRAM(S)

Teaching Assisting

COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM(S)

Early Childhood Management Child Care Provider Childhood Development Child Care Center Management

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM(S)

Elementary Education Secondary Education

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Sample Career Specialties
Substitute Teacher Child Care Center Worker Preschool, Kindergarten Aide Teacher's Aide Child Care Center Director Early Childhood Teacher Teacher
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Articulation and CTE Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Career and Technical Student Association
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America; Florida Future Educators of America
Internship/Work Experience Recommendations
250 Hours of Field Experience, Guided Observation and Internship