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910 EDUCATION PROFESSIONS I - Formerly Cadet Teaching (EDUC 101 Dual Credit opportunity through Ivy Tech)
Grade Level: 11-12   Term: All Year 2 periods (4 credits)
Education Professions I provides the foundation for employment in education and related careers and prepares students for study in higher education. An active learning approach that utilizes higher order thinking, communication, leadership, and management processes is recommended in order to integrate suggested topics into the study of education and related careers. The course of study includes, but is not limited to: the teaching profession, the learner and the learning process, planning instruction, learning environment, and instructional and assessment strategies. Exploratory field experiences in classroom settings and career portfolios are required components. A standards-based plan guides the students’ field experiences. Students are monitored in their field experiences by the Education Professionals I teacher.  Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas.

Grade Level: 9-12   Term: One Semester (0 credit)
The Teacher Assistant program provides an opportunity for a student to work with a teacher, or work in a BNLHS office.  Duties will vary given the needs of the teacher. Students who wish to enroll in the program should contact the teacher or office of their choice during the drop and add period of each semester.  Students who have failed two or more classes the previous semester will not be approved for the program, and students may not participate as a TA more than one period of the day.

Grade Level: 9  Term: 1 Semester, 1 Period (1 credit)
In addition to exploring career options, the main goals of this class are to insure, for each student, success in the education process, improve social skills/relationships, work on reading and writing skills, and increase awareness that learning is a life-long process.  Preparing for College and Careers explores life and career opportunities and assists students in developing their career plans. Students will learn the procedures, techniques, technology, and personal requirements to be successful in the different career clusters. Class projects are required (individual and group).  Students may experience activities in these areas: Agriculture, Automotive Collision Repair, Automotive Services Technology, Early Childhood Education, Building Trades Technology, Cosmetology, Drafting & CAD, Electronics Technology, Engineering, Family & Consumer Science, Graphic Imaging, Healthcare Occupations, Information Technology, Precision Machine Technology, and Welding Technology.  The exact experiences will be determined by availability.

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      Bedford North Lawrence HS
      Todd Tanksley, Principal
      595 Stars Blvd.
      Bedford, IN 47421

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      Oolitic Middle School - 812-275-7551
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      Fayetteville Elementary - 812-279-2376
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      Needmore Elementary - 812-279-2192
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