The Pre-Teacher Academy is a three year preparatory program beginning in 6th grade for the middle school student interested in any career that deals with children. Career possibilities such as child psychologist, social worker, pediatrician, pediatric nurses, teacher, children’s author, child nutritionist, pediatric dentist are discussed. Areas of study include child development, early childhood education, childhood nutrition, health and safety, communication, interpersonal skills, leadership, career development, child abuse and neglect, fetal alcohol syndrome and pre-natal/infant brain development. Opportunities to receive certifications in infant/child CPR, First Aid and AED and babysitting are offered.
In-House (You can only apply to the in-house program if you reside in the school zone)
Find the Right Program
The School District of Palm Beach County offers a large number of programs for middle school students. Check out the 6-8 grade middle school programs available at our K-8 schools.
Browse through our variety of programs and find the choice best for your child!