Grades 11-12, 1 credit
In the Teacher Cadet course, students will receive comprehensive classroom training in and receive additional hands on training in the district’s elementary or middle school classrooms. These students will work with an assigned “Mentor Teacher,” participating in the different aspects of teaching. This course is designed for students interested in becoming a teacher in a Kindergarten to 12th grade environment. Currently in Michigan Top 50 through 2018, education is the number 5 in high demand/high wage careers per the Bureau of Labor and Marketing. The students’ field experience hours can be applied to the College of Education in many local colleges and universities. Students will be compiling a professional portfolio to assist in college or future employment.