Teacher Education Career Pathway

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer incoming sophomores, juniors, seniors who are interested in the educational field, an opportunity to earn college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful and individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy can be applied to CVTC's Foundations of Teacher Education Associate Degree. 

Education is a dynamic and ever-changing career field. Learn about the historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education. Explore issues and trends in elementary, middle and secondary institutions including WI and national regulations, fundamentals of teaching methodologies, learning styles, and basic assessment techniques. Students will also gain experience in creating and using web tools and online classroom techniques. This academy also provides an overview of special education law, societal responses to students with disabilities and the impact of family dynamics. 

A personal device-laptop or iPad and access to CVTC google account is required to complete the academy.  

  Course TitleCourse Dates

EDU:  Introduction to Educational Practices

3 credits

August 29 - December 19, 2022


EDU: Behavior Management

3 credits

August 29 - December 19, 2022


EDU: Overview of Special Education

3 credits

August 29 - December 19, 2022


Course Description

EDU: Introduction to Educational Practices (3 credits)

This course will include the study of historical, philosophical and social foundations of education; issues and trends including diversity affecting our schools of today including elementary, middle level and secondary educational settings. An overview of the WI Department of Public Instruction and federal regulations; WI Act 31 Treaty Rights, fundamentals of teaching methodologies, learning styles, questioning techniques, and basic assessment practices will be addressed.

EDU: Behavior Management (3 credits)
This course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge and skills to use trending classroom technologies. Students will gain experience in creating and using web tools including electronic portfolios.

EDU: Overview of Special Education (3 credits)
Students evaluate models of behavior management, analyze social emotional learning, and explain the importance of proactive management techniques. In addition, students evaluate models of behavior management, analyze behavior and analyze the influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on behavior in order to focus on developing skills to assist in empowering children to take an active role in self-control and classroom management.

Just the Facts

Fall 2022
9 Credit High School Academy

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August 29 - December 19, 2022High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

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Still have questions? Please contact Ken Parker at 715-858-1826 for more information.