Printed on 5/7/2021
Foundations of Teacher Education
Associate Degree (AAS)
Financial Aid Eligible
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
If you’d love a career that puts you in a classroom to help children learn, then the Foundations of Teacher Education degree would be a great first step. This program will prepare you to work directly with elementary and middle school students under the supervision of a licensed teacher. Your training will include assisting children with math, science, reading and writing assignments as well as handling classroom management, clerical and other tasks related to instruction. You’ll also learn about monitoring student activities, correcting papers, tutoring, one-on-one activities, small group facilitation, and assisting children with computers and media. This program meets Title I requirements.
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Credit Transfer Options
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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Demonstrate instructional support strategies for content areas
- Implement developmentally appropriate practices to foster learning
- Adapt instruction to meet the diverse needs of all learners
- Use proactive classroom management techniques
- Perform professional responsibilities
- Incorporate the reflective process to promote professional growth
A physical exam and Mandated Reporter Training are required prior to Practicum 1.
A criminal background check is required to exhibit you have NO record that would prohibit you from working in a K12 school setting.
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