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Future Educators Academy

 

 

Future Educator's Academy serves 9th-11th grade scholars at our Edgewood campus.  Future Educator's is a morning academy.

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Education Basics @ Edgewood Campus                     

9th Grade Scholars from Simon Kenton, Dixie Heights, & Scott High Schools

The first course in the Future Educator sequence is designed to immerse scholars in the field of education by exploring careers in counseling, teaching, administration, and other support roles in the school system.  Scholars will engage in activities designed to uncover their abilities and interests in becoming an educational professional.  This course is offered to freshman from all three Kenton County High Schools. Scholars must also enroll in a mathematics and English course in the Academy.

Freshman Academy Pathway:
Education Basics                 
English I                                                
Algebra I

 

 

Scholars Today @ Edgewood Campus                       

10th Grade Scholars from Simon Kenton, Dixie Heights, & Scott High Schools

The second course in the Future Educator sequence is offered to sophomores from all three Kenton County High Schools.  This course helps scholars understand how today’s scholars learn.  Topics include, but are not limited to: child psychology, lifespan and developmental psychology, multiple intelligences, and Bloom’s Taxonomy.  This class is only offered in the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology.  Scholars must also enroll in a mathematics and English course in the Academy (see below).

Sophomore Academy Pathway:          
Students Today               
English II                                                 
Algebra II* 

*Scholars enrolling in the sophomore pathway for the Academy must take GEOMETRY at their home high school if not already completed.

 

 

The Art of Teaching @ Edgewood Campus               

11th Grade Scholars from Simon Kenton, Dixie Heights, & Scott High Schools

The third course in the Future Educator sequence is offered at Scott High School to juniors from all three Kenton County High Schools.  This course explores teaching techniques and strategies as they apply to 21st century inquiry-based learning.  This class is only offered in the Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology.  Scholars must also enroll in a mathematics and English course in the Academy.                 

Junior Academy Pathway:                 
The Art of Teaching          
English III                           
Accelerated/Honors Pre-Calculus*                

*Scholars enrolling in the junior pathway for the Academy must have completed Geometry and Algebra II.

             

                         

Education Capstone (1:40 – 2:30pm) @ Edgewood Campus

12th Grade Scholars from Simon Kenton, Dixie Heights, & Scott H.S. 

SENIOR PRACTICUM WITH CAPSTONE COURSE: The fourth course in the Future Educator Academy is offered for scholars from all three Kenton County High Schools.  This is a practicum-based course where scholars will practice teaching within the Kenton County School District.  Scholars will learn about many advanced educational practices including, but not limited to: best practices, classroom management, and Kenton County educational programs. This course is part of the Academic Internship Program, and all scholars must apply to be selected.

 

 

NKU Dual Credit Opportunity/Future Educator Academy 

These courses are offered to our Future Educators through the Academies and Northern Kentucky University’s College of Education partnership:

EDU104 Orientation to Education Programs/Professions (1 Credit Hour)

EDU 300 Human Growth and Development (3 Credit Hours)

EDU305 Introduction to Education (2 Credit Hours)

EDU 316 Racism and Sexism in Educational Institutions (3 Credit Hours)