Path to Career in Education Begins at TEACH! Academy

Enrollment open now for first freshman class at new program at Venture Academy Family of Schools

Calling all eighth-grade students! Are you interested in pursuing a career in the field of education? Enroll now in Venture Academy Family of Schools's (VAFS) brand new TEACH! Academy, an industry-focused teacher education pathway program that supports students as they explore their interests in education-related careers.

TEACH! students have the opportunity to graduate high school with both a Venture Academy diploma and an associate in arts (A.A.) degree in Elementary Teacher Education. Upon earning a bachelor’s degree at a local university following their high school graduation, TEACH! graduates also have the incredible opportunity to return to their communities and earn a complete teaching credential through Teachers College of San Joaquin (TCSJ).

“We want students to see themselves, their neighborhoods, their languages, and their communities in their teachers. This program is an opportunity to develop a workforce of teachers that is reflective of the diversity of San Joaquin County,” said VAFS coordinator Megan Boyd Filice.

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Posted: 2/24/2021