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
Plant Systems
Agribusiness Systems
Animal Systems
Food Products & Processing Systems
Natural Resources Systems
Power, Structural, & Technical Systems

Pathway Occupation

Pathway Occupation
Human Resources Management
  • Training and Development Managers
  • Training and Development Specialists
Operations Management
  • Training and Development Managers

Pathway Occupation
Administration & Administrative Support
  • Training and Development Managers
  • Education Administrators, All Other
  • Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary
  • Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Professional Support Services
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators
  • Psychologists, All Other
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Special Education Teachers, All Other
  • Teaching Assistants, All Other
  • Childcare Workers
  • Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
  • Library Assistants, Clerical
  • Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

Pathway Occupation
Diagnostic Services
  • Athletic Trainers
Health Informatics
  • Health Education Specialists
Therapeutic Services
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Audiologists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
Support Services

Pathway Occupation
Recreation, Amusements & Attractions

Pathway Occupation
Counseling & Mental Health Services
Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Childcare Workers
  • Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Teaching Assistants, All Other
Family & Community Services
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Religious Workers, All Other
  • Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Consumer Services
  • Credit Counselors
Personal Care Services

Pathway Occupation
Information Support & Services
Web & Digital Communications

Pathway Occupation
Science & Mathematics
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Teaching Assistants, All Other

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