Teacher Preparation (senior-only)

Program Overview

The Teacher Preparation program now has a one-year, senior-only option that invites students in their senior year of high school the opportunity to take their first steps into the world of education. This program introduces students to classroom management, curriculum development, and a variety learning styles that can be applied to K-12 education environments. In addition to learning in the classroom students will shadow professionals, participate in field experiences, and engage while on field trips to prepare for a career in education.

Teacher Preparation is now available in three locations: Gahanna Lincoln High School, Teays Valley High School, and Hamilton Twp. High School.

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What you will learn

  • Introduction to education and training

  • History of education

  • Safety and health practices

  • Child growth and development

  • Learning and developmental characteristics

  • Culturally responsive teacher

  • Curriculum and instructional strategies

Career Pathways

  • Paraprofessional *

  • Teacher aide

  • Teacher (K-12)

  • Librarian

  • School administrator

  • School counselor

  • Speech pathologist

  • School psychologist

  • University or college p


  • Youth ministry

* students that complete this program will be prepared to take their paraprofessional assessment and begin working as a certified paraprofessional.

What else do I need to know?


Gahanna Lincoln High School
Clark Hall
366-380 Granville St.
Gahanna, OH 43230

Hamilton Township High School
1105 Rathmell Road
Columbus, OH 43207

Teays Valley High School
3887 OH-752
Ashville, OH 43103

Program Length

This is a one-year, senior-only satellite program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Meet your instructor

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Robyn Hilderbrand