Did you know that the state of Colorado is experiencing a teacher shortage? Our Future Educator program provides students with hands-on experiences that grow student’s understanding of teaching by examining how diversity, cultural, and social aspects impact the profession. Internships and job shadowing opportunities help prepare students for careers after high school or postsecondary next steps. This is your chance to try out a noble profession!
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RELATED JOB TITLES: Early Childhood Teacher, Group Teacher, Head Start Teacher, Headstart Teacher, Lead Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Pre-K Teacher), Preschool Teacher, Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Toddler Teacher
OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION: Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Milo Hancock, Odyssey ECCO sophomore, is enrolled in the Teacher Cadet class. His is currently interning in a 3rd grade classroom at Audubon Elementary school. His mentor teacher is Ms. Brooker. Today he taught a lesson on ratios and algebraic patterns. He did a fantastic job standing in front of the class, modeling and guiding students along the way through direct instruction and questioning to meet the lesson objective.