Teachers for Tomorrow

Teachers for Tomorrow

Teachers for Tomorrow is now a pathway as part of the new Teacher Academy Specialty Program! View the Patriot High School Teacher Academy Flyer (PDF) for more information!

Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? Have you always dreamed of becoming a teacher one day? Or maybe you're undecided. You know you want to work with children, but not sure which career path is right for you? Take Teachers for Tomorrow! It will give you the real world experience and knowledge you need to make the decision. Dual Enrollment is available with Shenandoah University, giving students the ability to earn 4 college credits.

How to apply for the class

To apply for the Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow program, please print out the following application packet (PDF). Return your completed application and essay to Dr. Tiernan. You will also need to have two teacher recommendations (attached in the application packet). Application packets will also be available outside room 1217.

Stop by Dr. Tiernan's room 1217 or email with questions.

What you will learn:

Unit 1: Introduction to the Teaching Profession
Unit 2: History of American Education
Unit 3: Schools - Governance and Funding
Unit 4: Growth and Development/Educational Psychology
Unit 5: The Art of Teaching (Lesson Plans and Curriculum)
Unit 6: Technology in the Classroom
Unit 7: Ethics and Professionalism in Teaching


Becoming a Teacher (PowerPoint)