The Education Professions program is designed to prepare students for employment and/or postsecondary opportunities in the field of education. The program provides instruction in education career choices, education structure and systems, theories, history, pedagogy, developmental stages, learning styles, and instructional methods. The Education Professions instructional program prepares students for entry-level employment, further training, and/or post-secondary education for these and other occupations: Paraprofessional, Instructional Assistant, Elementary Teacher, Secondary Teacher, and After-School Program Assistant. Students work toward earning the Paraprofessional Praxis Certification Industry Credential. Participating in the Career & Technical Education (CTE) student organization Educators Rising is highly recommended.