The Education associate in applied science degree prepares students for transfer to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions to become education technicians, certified teachers, or to provide continuing education to certified teachers in PreK-12 education school settings.
Students in this program will plan learning opportunities supporting an individual’s physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development through a variety of instructional strategies to meet diverse learning needs and encourage critical thinking and problem solving.
GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN:
- Planning opportunities that support students learning and development styles, and a students physical, cognitive and social/emotional development
- Using a variety of instructional strategies meeting the diverse learning needs of a students, encouraging critical thinking and problem solving
- Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation techniques to foster positive social interaction and engagement
- Creating learning opportunities that are modified and adapted to diverse learners to meet their differing needs in learning approaches
- Planning and assessment of lessons and activities based on subject matter knowledge and state/national standards
- Recognizing he appropriate formal and informal assessment strategies to inform curricula decisions, adjust instruction and evaluate learning outcomes that are matched to the physical, cognitive and social/emotional needs of individual students
- How to reflect on practices to continually evaluate the effects of planning and decisions made and seeking professional growth opportunities
- Ethical behavior when interacting with students, school colleagues, families and professional agencies to support students’ learning and well-being
TRANSFER TO A BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM TO PURSUE A CAREER AS:
- Education Technicians
- Certified Teachers
- Continuing Education Instructors for Pre-K to 12 Certified Teachers