High School Students

Early Childhood Teacher Education

The Early Childhood Teacher Education program is a program in which high school students prepare for careers in child- related occupations, earning high school honors credits and/ or Dual Enrollment college credits. Career possibilities may include teaching, child psychology, social work, and day-care ownership. The program prepares students for post-secondary education or immediate entry into the Palm Beach County workforce. Students gain teaching experiences through internships at area preschools and elementary schools. All students applying to these programs listed below must meet the following eligibility criteria: 2.5 GPA. Background checks may be conducted on applicants.

Early Childhood Teacher Education programs provide students with teaching experiences in the laboratory preschools located on high school campuses with the exception of Atlantic High and Boca Raton High.

Choice*
Lake Worth Community High
Palm Beach Lakes Community High
Olympic Heights Community High
Santaluces Community High
William T. Dwyer High

In-House
Atlantic Community High
Boca Raton Community High
Boynton Beach Community High
Spanish River Community High

*For details regarding specific programs offered at each school, please see the Choice Programs Booklet