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.

 

Available Certifications Available College Credits
ParaPro

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)
Bowie State University (3 Credits)
Frostburg University (6 Credits)
McDaniel College 
Morgan State University (3 Credits)
Salisbury University (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
Lackey High School
La Plata High School

McDonough High School
North Point High School
St. Charles High School
Thomas Stone High School

Westlake High School