Education and Training
Principles of Education and Training (30E011)
Grades: 9-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA weight: 1.0
This course emphasizes: An introduction to the various careers available within the education and training career cluster. Students use self-knowledge and educational and career information to analyze various careers within the education and training career cluster.
Human Growth and Development (30E131)
Grades: 10-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Principles of Education and Training
This course emphasizes: An examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.
Practicum in Education and Training I (30E912)
Grades: 11 Length: 1 year Credit: 2 GPA weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Instructional Practices
This course emphasizes: 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. Students will intern in a local CHISD elementary or middle school.
Practicum in Education and Training II (30E922)
Grades: 12 Length: 1 year Credit: 2 GPA weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Principles of Education and Training, Human Growth and Development & Practicum of Ed I
In this course, candidates apply their expertise of curriculum design, instructional strategies, classroom management, and assessment to a K–12 educational setting. Mixing field observation experiences and full-time teaching, candidates utilize standards-based educational theories and practices daily in real-life teaching and learning environments.