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PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING CT400
Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student's interest area.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Articulated CreditGRADE: 9-12
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SERVICES CT700
This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the human services career cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care and community services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT CT403
Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: CT400 - PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
CHILD DEVELOPMENT CT701
This technical laboratory course addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children. Students are also given the opportunity to develop leadership skills through the TAFE organization. This course may receive statewide articulated college credit. See CTE teacher for more information.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Articulated CreditGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Principles of Education and Training or Principles of Human Services
CHILD GUIDANCE CT702
This technical laboratory course addresses the knowledge and skills related to child growth and guidance equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children, strengthen a culturally diverse society, and pursue careers related to the care, guidance, and education of children, including those with special needs. Students are also given the opportunity to develop leadership skills through the FCCLA and TAFE organizations. This course may receive statewide articulated college credit. See CTE teacher for more information.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: Articulated CreditGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Principles of Education and Training or Principles of Human Services
INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING CT401
Instructional Practices in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood education and exemplary educators or trainers in direct instructional roles with elementary, middle school, and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, develop materials for educational environments, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel. LISD provides transportation to and from the local area intern sites. This course may receive statewide articulated college credit. See CTE teacher for more information. Students may incur the following expenses as a requirement for the class:
* Background Check
CREDIT: 2TYPE: Articulated CreditGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Child Development or Child Guidance, 16 years of age
PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING CT402
This course is a continuation of the teacher education program. Practicum in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood education and exemplary educators in direct instructional roles with elementary, middle school, and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, make physical arrangements, and complete other responsibilities of classroom teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel. This course may receive statewide articulated college credit. See CTE teacher for more information. Students may incur the following expenses as a requirement for the class:
* Background Check
CREDIT: 2TYPE: Articulated CreditGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Instructional Practices in Education and Training, 16 years of age