The Heights Career Tech Consortium Teacher Academy is a collaborative two-year program designed to prepare high school students for college and for careers in the education profession. This program is affiliated with the state and national Educators Rising career-tech student organization (CTSO). Our slogan is “Reaching for a Higher Level So That We May One Day Help Others Do the Same”.

Skills and Traits Necessary for Success:

  • Great people skills (interpersonal)
  • Social justice awareness
  • Innovative problem-solver
  • Cooperative attitude
  • Motivated
  • Love of children
  • Attention to detail

Careers in Education:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Paraprofessional
  • Administrator
  • Coach
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Child Psychologist
  • Social Worker

College Credit Opportunities:

  • Cuyahoga Community College: Earn up to 10 credits that will transfer to any state school
  • CTAGs: Earn up to 6 credits

Two-Year Program:

  • Grade 11: Foundations of Education and Training, Classroom Management
  • Grade 12: Education Principles, Communities, Schools & Stakeholders

Instructor:

Rick Wakefield, M.Ed.
richard.wakefield@mapleschools.com
216-438-6400, ext. 1297