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Education (Teachers for Tomorrow)

All students wishing to take Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow will be required to complete an application and attend an interview with a ROTEC faculty member as well as demonstrate satisfactory progress to include academics, attendance, behavior, and workplace readiness skills.

Introduction to Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow

R9061 (1 Credit)
Grades 9, 10

This exploratory course fosters student interest, understanding, and appreciation of the teaching profession and allows students an introduction to careers in education. Students are taught to develop self-awareness, collaborate and communicate with peers, build positive learning environments, and discover learning differences of others. The curriculum is designed to help students set attainable goals in the Education and Training Career Cluster. This course introduces students to the high school Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow (VTfT) program. Additional educational leadership opportunities are offered through the student organization, Educators Rising.

Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow I

R9062 (1 Credit)
Grades 10, 11, 12

Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow (VTfT) fosters student interest, understanding, and appreciation of the teaching profession and allows secondary students to explore careers in education. Students build a foundation for teaching; learn the history, structure and governance of teaching; apply professional teaching techniques in the VTfT classroom and field experience; and reflect on their teaching experiences. Additional educational leadership opportunities are offered through the student organization, Educators Rising. ParaPro and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications.

Introduction to Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow II

R9072 (1 Credit)
Grades 11, 12

Students continue to explore careers in the Education and Training Career Cluster and pathways. This course provides the opportunity for students to prepare for careers in education as they research postsecondary options, learn about the process of teacher certification in Virginia, and participate in a practicum experience. Students must meet Virginia Placement Test (VPT) requirements to determine eligibility for Dual Enrollment options. ParaPro, Praxis Core and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications.