PTEACH

PTEACH
The Valley
Overview

The P-TEACH Program introduces St.Vrain high school students to a career as an educator by offering a variety of concurrent enrollment courses. Students can earn credit through UC Denver, as well as participate in a variety of enrichment activities such as field trips to the UC Denver School of Education and Human Development.  Opportunities for paid externship with the SVVSD Community Schools program are also available.

Four Education Pathways are available through the program.

Pathways

Early Childhood & Elementary Pathway (begins Spring 2019)

Spring 2019

  • Early Childhood Education as a Profession
  • Field Experience & Seminar

Fall 2019

  • Language, Power & Identity
  • Introduction to Special Education

Spring 2020

  • Child Development
  • Child Guidance

Early Childhood Education Pathway (begins Fall 2019)

Fall 2019

  • Language, Power & Identity
  • Introduction to Special Education

Spring 2020

  • Child Development
  • Child Guidance

Fall 2020

  • STEM Methods
  • Field Experience

Spring 2021

  • Early Childhood Education as a Profession
  • Field Experience & Seminar

SPED or CLD/Bilingual Pathway (Begins Fall 2019)

Fall 2019

  • Language Power & Identity
  • Introduction to Special Education

Spring 2020

  • Child Development
  • Child Guidance

Fall 2020

  • STEM methods
  • Field Experience

Spring 2021 (Optional)

  • Early Childhood as a Profession
  • Field Experience & Seminar

STEM (Math, Science & Engineering Pathway (Begins Fall 2019)

Fall 2019

  • Language, Power & Identity
  • Introduction to Special Education

Spring 2020

  • Child Development
  • Child Guidance

Fall 2020

  • STEM methods
  • Field Experience

Spring 2021 (Optional)

  • Early Childhood as a Profession
  • Field Experience & Seminar
Courses

P-Teach: Child Development

  • P-Teach: Child Development
    PS471
    Spring
    - One Semester Elective - 0.5 Credit

    This course focuses on the study of human growth, development and ecology from conception to adolescence. The emphasis is on the major theories of child growth and development and the implications of current research findings to better understand child development. For questions please email: howenstein_wendy@svvsd.org

P-Teach: Child Guidance

  • P-Teach: Child Guidance
    PS472
    Spring
    - One Semester Elective - 0.5 Credit

    This course explores and applies classroom strategies to promote social competence, build classroom community and facilitate emotional regulation. An emphasis is on understanding development within group contexts, observing children’s behavior and engaging with families to make decisions about learning. For questions please email: howenstein_wendy@svvsd.org

P-Teach: Intro to Special Education

  • P-Teach: Intro to Special Education
    PS475
    Fall
    - One Semester Elective - 0.5 Credit

    This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to special education and the needs of students who have disabilities. It includes introductory material regarding legal and historical foundations of special education, human growth and development, the nature of disabilities, and an introduction to the basic human needs that must be addressed. For questions please email: howenstein_wendy@svvsd.org

P-Teach: Language, Power, & Identity

  • P-Teach: Language, Power, & Identity
    PS474
    Fall
    - One Semester Elective - 0.5 Credit

    This course explores the relationship between language, identity, and power in various international contexts. The course considers how legacies of inequality for particular communities are reflected in societal attitudes about languages and language users and subsequent language planning. For questions please email: howenstein_wendy@svvsd.org