ERIC Number: EJ874624
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Preparation at Jacksonville State University
Ryan, Kelly W.; Townsel, Kim H.
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), v85 n1 p34-37 Jan 2010
This article features the College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) at Jacksonville State University (JSU) located in Jacksonville, Alabama, which aims to prepare students for successful careers in a variety of professions, including career and technical education (CTE) teacher preparation. The college's uniqueness is reflected by its diversity of programs and services. CEPS programs enable graduates to be creative decision makers who effectively solve problems using concepts and practices appropriate for each discipline. The CEPS programs maintain rigor and relevance through outreach and partnership activities with schools and businesses related to its programs within and surrounding the university's service area. The ultimate goal of the CEPS is to assure that its graduates are effective, highly performing employees. In the College of Educational and Professional Studies, CTE teacher candidates learn the skills necessary to be effective educators through their immersion in schools, in the community, intensive practicum and mentoring that pairs them with established teachers.
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Graduates, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Evaluation, Lesson Plans
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 800-826-9972; Tel: 703-683-3111; Fax: 703-683-7424; Web site: http://www.acteonline.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alabama