Education Professions prepares students for employment opportunities in the education field. The program provides instruction in a fun and hands-on approach in educational career choices, education structure and systems, theory, pedagogy, developmental stages, learning styles, and methodology. The program also provides interactive experiences with students at different age levels in elementary and middle schools in a variety of content areas.
Desert Sunrise High School
Maricopa High School
Median Salary Range:
$50,000 - $64,000
Middle School Teacher
Special Education teacher
School Social Worker
A (Artistic), S (Social), E (Enterprising)
Educators Rising is a nationwide organization that inspires high school students to explore teaching and develop the skills of great teachers through scenario-based competitions and professional development and leadership opportunities.
Students will begin internships in their first year of Education Professions. Internships will be done at MUSD preschools, elementary schools and middle schools.
Year 1-Education Professions I (EDU 221 and 222)
Year 2- Education Professions II (EDU 225 and 228)
Year 3- Education Professions III (EDU 230 and 240)
Year 4- Education Professions Internship
Para Pro Certificate
Associates of Applied Science
Ed Professions Parents Night Out
Marlene Armstrong, Administration, Maricopa High School
Megan Purvis, Director of Student Services, Central Arizona College
Pat Wilson, Preschool Teacher, Saddleback Elementary School
Paul Krigbaum, PE teacher, Maricopa Elementary School
Amy Rogers, Community Member
Kristen Krueger, Elementary Teacher, Butterfield Elementary School