Are you interested in becoming a teacher?

   The TEACH Program is a specialized support system designed to prepare the next generation of future educators who are interested 

   in teaching preschool, transitional kindergarten through high school or at a college / university.  The TEACH Program partners with 

   industry experts and leaders to model best practices in all subject areas and specializations including early childhood education, special 

   education and STEM education.  


   TEACH advisors are available to guide you along your pathway and to provide you with a variety of resources including certificate 

   and degree options, scholarships, job placement support and networking opportunities.  To support student success, TEACH offers

   academic and career advisement, career exploration, and contextualized learning opportunities. 


   Are you ready to take the next step? 

   Complete the TEACH Interest Survey or email Gina Peterson at to set up a meeting where we can map out 

   an individualized plan to get you on your pathway to becoming a teacher!


   Are you ready to get on the pathway and involved?

   - Join the “Future Educators Club” and meet up with other future educators on campus

   - Volunteer at local community events: Youth Arts Festival

   - Volunteer at COC Events: Play Day; Canyonsfest; Star Party

   - Sign up with COC’s Community Based Learning Programs for fieldwork opportunities

   - Attend professional development workshops lead by industry leaders in the field of education

   - Save the date for our annual Future Educators Conference in Spring

   - Apply for your Teacher Permit and ECE Certificates


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