Teaching Careers

Teaching Careers

Jenny Meers

Career Pathways

Program of Study

Teaching Careers Program

The Teaching Careers program is a one-year program open to seniors in high school. The program is designed to allow students true teaching experiences and opportunities for learning at various levels, while partnering with local schools to complete observation hours and assignments related to the course work.

In addition to the hands-on opportunities, students will also be engaged in academic coursework that is relevant to becoming a teacher.

Students will engage in topics related to child development, teaching and learning, and classroom, instructional strategies.

Teaching Careers Mission Statement

"Our mission is to combine high quality education and hands-on experiences to prepare and develop students in teaching, leadership, and life-long learning."

Areas of Training

  • Student Development
  • College and Career Planning
  • Classroom Management
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Professional Organization Affiliation
  • Foundations of Education
  • School Law and Ethics
  • Instructing Diverse Learners
  • Digital Citizenship

Teaching Careers 2022-23                 

Teaching Careers AM Class
Teaching Careers Morning

Front row, from left, are Emily Smith and Maddie Kelley. Back row, from left, are Tristen Bethel, Kate Dittberner, Myla Inman, Jackson Briggs, Sarah Desmond, Addison Harden and Hildie Portell.

Teaching Careers PM Class
Teaching Careers Afternoon
Front row, from left, are Molly Bauer, Leah Wideman and Courtney Crabtree. Middle row, from left, are Kamryn Christensen, Peyton Campbell, Hannah Johnson, Maddie Edmondson and Katelyn Rice. Back row, from left, are Abbey Roach, Kirsten Monnig, Avery Marquart, Jackson Tobias, Hanna Roady and Jack Trentmann.

Class Officers 2022-23

Teaching Careers AM Officers
Morning Officers
From left are President Myla Inman, Vice President Sarah Desmond, Secretary Emily Smith, and Treasurer Addison Harden.

Teaching Careers PM Officers
Afternoon Officers
From left are President Avery Marquart, Vice President Peyton Campbell, Treasurer Molly Bauer, and Secretary Leah Wideman.

Partner Links

Educators Rising 
University of Central Missouri Dual Credit

Expected Earnings


Online Payments

Online Payments

Teaching Careers Video

Program Events