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Teaching Professions

Garry Wright has been teaching for the past 7 years. After graduating from Shawnee State University, Mr. Wright began working at a drop-out prevention school in Mansfield. For the last two years he taught Middle School ELA, Social Studies, and was the ISS Monitor. He is excited to empower a new generation of teachers and help students obtain career and college goals.   Mr. Wright graduated with a Master's Degree of Education in Reading and Literacy from Ashland University last spring. He is the assistant-head varsity football coach at Crestline High School. Outside of school activities, he enjoys playing board games, going to the gym, and visiting historical places. Let's have a great year! 
Garry Wright - Instructor
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Year 1 
Child and Adolescent Development 
Subject Code: 350035 
Students will examine and apply the theoretical foundations of human growth and development to child and adolescents. Additionally, leaners will determine children’s learning styles; stages of social, emotional, cognitive and physical development; and needed accommodations in educational settings. Throughout the course, family and community engagement, cultural influences on learners and language growth and development will be emphasized.
Classroom Management 
Subject Code: 350030 
Students will apply developmentally appropriate techniques to advance learners’ social and emotional growth. They will create classroom environments to maximize the learning potential of each learner. Additionally, learners will create and enforce classroom rules, establish classroom routines, and model self-discipline for learners. Conflict resolution, positive discipline and behavioral-modification techniques will be emphasized throughout the course.
Year 2
Foundations of Education and Training 
Subject Code: 350002 
In this first course in the career field, students will examine the goals of education and training as well as environments in which education and training are delivered. They will identify learners’ and stakeholders’ roles, rights and responsibilities in educational systems; assess legal and ethical issues related to education; and determine careers of interest in education and training. Employability skills and state requirements for becoming an educator will also be addressed.
Education Principles 
Subject Code: 350010 
In this first course in the pathway, students will research the historical perspectives and theories of education used in the forming of their own personal educational philosophy. Students will assess legal, ethical and organizational issues. Additionally, students will assess developmental appropriate practices and identify challenging issues associated with teaching children with diverse needs. Career planning, professional guidelines and ethical practices will also be emphasized.
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