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Teaching

BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL

Teacher Academy

2020

The BHS Teacher Academy program is designed to prepare students who are planning to enter the field of education after pursing a bachelor’s degree. This could also include daycare, child counseling, speech pathologists, etc. During the four-year program, students will be introduced to various career options, skills and opportunities including hands on field experiences.

TEACHER ACADEMY

Joining teacher academy as an upcoming 9th grade or even 10th grader will put you on the fast track to becoming an educator. There will be invaluable and exciting things that you’ll learn while in teacher academy. Joining this program will put you light years ahead of others. In addition, you’ll be able to job-shadow and get classroom experience.Remember, “Teachers Make All Other Professions Possible.”

Our current BHS Teacher Academy students can attest to what an amazing experience this has been. We have oodles of opportunities this school year. We have been involved, been a positive light in our school, and have been in countless classrooms (and on countless field trips.) The best way to learn about this academy is to ask one of our proud future educators.

 

The purpose of the Brandon High School teaching academy is to give our students the knowledge and experience necessary to become successful educators. Throughout the program, students will obtain first-hand knowledge of their area of study closing with the completion of an internship. The Brandon High School Teacher Academy strives to develop accomplished, hard-working, and ambitious students that will meet the demand for knowledgeable and certified workers in the area of education.

Re’Osha, (Sept. 2019) “I helped Mrs. Estridge pass out the assignment that the children were going to be working on. They came in, and they all hugged me and made me feel welcomed like they always do.” 

 

MRS. RUSSELL

Bachelor’s degree from USM
17 years teaching experience
Master’s degree from Mississippi College
Nationally Board Certified since 2008
Rebecca.Russell@rcsd.ms

 

HOW TO APPLY

Email Rebecca.Russell@rcsd.ms for more information. To fill out an application go to tinyurl.com/yxxp64rf All applications are due by 3:30 p.m. February 14th.

 

TOP REASONS TO BECOME A TEACHER

Experience the joy of making a difference
Spend more time with your family
Enjoy extended vacations
Variety: No two days are EVER the same
Being a lifelong learner…
Laugh every day
Have a sense of purpose
 

BENEFITS OF A DEGREE IN EDUCATION

Develop communication skills
Develop leadership skills
Develop rich knowledge of your content area
Guaranteed Employment opportunities

 

BHS TEACHER ACADEMY CLASS PROGRESSION

 

Grade

Course

Credit

9

Foundations of an Educator

1

10

Practices of an Educator

1

11

Exploring Diversity in Instruction

1

12

Progressive Practices of Teacher Academy

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TEACHER ACADEMY

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