Program Description
TAM prepares students for further education and careers in the education profession. The program focuses on human growth and development through adolescence, teaching as a profession, curriculum and instruction, an education academy internship.  Upon completion of the program and passing the ParaPro test or Praxis Core, high school graduates are ready for employment in the education field and prepared for post-secondary education.  Students can receive college credit and scholarships to several Maryland baccalaureate teacher education programs.

 

Possible Certifications and College Credits
Coppin State University- 3 Credits

Hood College- 3 Credits
St. Mary's College of Maryland- 4 Credits
Stevenson University- 3 Credits
Towson University- 3 Credits
College of Southern Maryland- 3 Credits

Course Sequence
Human Growth and Development
Teaching as a Profession
Curriculum and Instruction
Education Academy Internship

Sample High School Schedule

 9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Technology Education Requirement Human Growth and Development Teaching as a Profession Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction
 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Elective Elective Education Academy Internship
 3 Fine Arts Requirement Elective Financial Literacy
Elective
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement
 5 History Requirement History Requirement History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement 

 

High Schools that Offer the Program
La Plata High School
McDonough High School
North Point High School
Robert D. Stethem Educational Center
St. Charles High School
Westlake High School