Introduction to Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow

SCED Code: 19199
Virginia Extended Description: 36
Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 140
Credits: 1
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: Educators Rising
Non-Traditional?: M

This exploratory course fosters student interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the teaching profession and introduces students to careers in education. Students will develop self-awareness, collaborate with peers, build positive learning environments, and discover learner differences. The curriculum is designed to help students set attainable professional goals in the education and training career cluster. This course introduces students to the high school Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow (VTfT) program. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Environmental Service Systems
  • Director, Early Childhood Education Center
  • Agricultural Educator
Plant Systems
  • Agricultural Educator
  • Education and Cooperative Extension Specialist
Agribusiness Systems
  • Agricultural Educator
Animal Systems
  • Agricultural Educator
Food Products & Processing Systems
  • Agricultural Educator
Natural Resources Systems
  • Agricultural Educator
Power, Structural, & Technical Systems
  • Agricultural Educator
  • Agricultural Extension Engineering Specialist

Pathway Occupation
  • Education and Training Director/Coordinator

Pathway Occupation
Human Resources Management
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Training and Development Specialist
Operations Management
  • Training and Development Manager

Pathway Occupation
Administration & Administrative Support
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Education Administrator, Preschool and Child Care Centers (Superintendent, Principal, Other Administrator)
  • Education Administrator, Elementary and Secondary Schools (Superintendent, Principal, Other Administrator)
  • Education Administrator, Postsecondary (College President, Dean, Department Chair, Program Coordinator)
Professional Support Services
  • Instructional Developer
  • Instructional Designer, Media
  • Museum Coordinator/Technician
  • Parent and Family Educator
  • Psychologist (Clinical, Counseling, Developmental, Industrial-Organizational, School, Social Training Manager/Coordinator)
  • Coach, Secondary Level
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Training Consultant/Training Specialist
  • Adult Literacy Teacher
  • Child Care Assistant/Worker
  • Educational/School Counselor
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Human Resource Trainer
  • Librarian
  • Library Assistant
  • Nanny
  • Physical Trainer
  • Postsecondary Instructor/Professor

Pathway Occupation
Diagnostic Services
  • Athletic Trainer
Health Informatics
  • Health Educator
  • Medical, Public Health Educator
Therapeutic Services
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Audiologist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Wellness Coach
Support Services
  • Nurse Educator

Pathway Occupation
Recreation, Amusements & Attractions
  • Club Instructor
  • Exhibit Developer, Architectural/Cultural/Ecological/Historical/Industrial Sites
  • Exhibit Developer, Aquariums/Museums/Zoos
  • Resort Instructor

Pathway Occupation
Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Educational/School Counselor
  • Career Coach/Counselor
Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Child Care Assistant/Worker
  • Parent and Family Educator
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Assistant Director, Child Care Center
Family & Community Services
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Religious Leader
  • Director, Religious Activities/Education Programs
Consumer Services
  • Credit Counselor
  • Financial Planner, Certified
Personal Care Services
  • Personal Trainer

Pathway Occupation
Information Support & Services
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Instructional Designer
Web & Digital Communications
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Instructional Designer, Media

Pathway Occupation
Science & Mathematics
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Teacher Assistant

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