Students in the education professions program at Shadow Ridge High School recently competed in the Educators Rising State Leadership Conference, which was held virtually this year.
The conference aims to bring together students with an interest in the education profession, and challenge them with individual and team events.
Shadow Ridge student Alexis Moore received third place in the Lesson Plan Design and Delivery: STEM individual event. In addition, Alexis Moore, Samantha Kostiw, and Christian Franco received second place in the Researching Learning Challenges team event.
Educators Rising is a national network that helps develop aspiring teachers by providing passionate young people with authentic opportunities to experience teaching, sustain their interest in the education profession, and help them cultivate the skills they need to be successful educators.
The education professions program at Shadow Ridge High School is a Career and Technical Education program that prepares students for employment or post secondary opportunities in the education field. The program provides instruction in education career choices, education structure and systems, theory, pedagogy, developmental stages, learning styles and methodology.
The program also provides interactive experiences with students at different age levels, in a variety of content areas in educational environments. For information about CTE programs in the district, visit dysart.org/CTE.