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New SHS technology program geared towards teaching career
San Jacinto News- Times
SHEPHERD -- Shepherd High School has implement another Career and Technology Education Class for high school students. Ready Set Teach is an internship program patterned after a college education class. Students interested in becoming teachers explore the history of education, learn current educational practices and investigate COLDSPRING – About 4,950 marijuana plants with a street value of over $1.9 million were recovered by the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Department, county game wardens and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Narcotics Division Sunday, Aug. 29. A fi eld of marijuana was discovered in a densely wooded Shepherd High School students taking part in the school’s new Career and Technology Education Class are (back, l-r) Kelsie Nepveux, Summer Rose, Carly Anderson, Chelse Charles, Brookelyn Bailey (Front, l-r) Kelcy Sanchez, Giselle Morales, Arleni Gomez and Karly Johns. employment opportunities. They also engage in an internship program with a teacher in the school district and have a “hands on” experience to better relate to the duties and privileges associated with the teaching profession. In order to enroll in the class, students must fi rst take Child Development, be in the eleventh or twelfth grade, and complete an application. Students in the class recently attended a presentation by SISD Director of Personnel Jan Page. Page exposed students to benefi ts, duties, salary possibilities and educational requirements for prospective teachers. Students were allowed time for questioning and researching websites relative to teacher employment.