This course provides opportunities for students with an interest in teaching to develop skills, strategies, and techniques used for instruction at various grade levels. Instruction addresses the principles and procedures for promoting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of children, adolescents and developmentally appropriate practices in educational settings. Students will gain work experience in classrooms with certified teachers as part of their course work. Other components include the development of a four-year-post-secondary plan, salaries and benefits of a teachers, job security, and future projections of the job market. Leadership experiences will be provided thorough student organizations (e.g., co-curricular, extra-curricular).