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EDUCATOR

APPRENTICE PROGRAM

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About the Educator
Apprentice Program

Upcoming program starts August 12, 2024.

No cost to trainees. Earn while you learn.

This 18-month program is designed for those who want to become Education Technicians II at a local school. After completing the Intro to Teaching Bootcamp, you will spend time doing coursework while also receiving experiential credit working in the classroom the rest of the week. And, you can earn while you learn as an employee of the school district offering the program. Download an informational PDF flyer.

What opportunities does this program provide?

Put Your Skills to Work

After completing the Educator Apprentice Program, you will be aligned to enter the workforce as an Ed Tech II.

Continue Your Education

Interested in continuing to build your skills? Further your education by enrolling in one of our certificate or degree programs which lead to advanced and expanded career opportunities upon graduation.

Available transfer agreements for this program include:

Related Degree & Certificate Programs

How do I complete this program?

Browse the information below to learn what is involved in qualifying for and completing this program.

Courses Include:

  • Intro to Psychology (PSYC 100)
  • Oral Communication (ENGL 110)
  • Foundations of Math for Teachers (MATH 115)
  • Intro to Teaching (EDUC 100)
  • Intro to American Education (EDUC 105)
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching (EDUC 115)
  • Foundations of Literacy (EDUC 220)
  • Teaching Exceptional Learners (EDUC 230)
  • Student Success (FIGS 100)
  • Hands-on classroom experience that counts as credit

Completion Time & Location

18-months

Next program starts August 12, 2024.

Classes will be on-site at a Gorham/Cumberland County school or municipal building.

Prerequisites

To qualify for this training you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • 18 years or older
  • Resident of State of Maine
  • Proof of Authorization to work in U.S.
  • High School diploma, GED, or HiSET
  • Desire to work in education field
  • Testing may be required
  • Impacted by COVID-19

COMPLETION TIME

18 MONTHS

*Estimated completion time.

NO COST

TO QUALIFIED TRAINEES

EARN

WHILE YOU LEARN

LOCATION

Classes will be on-site at a Gorham or Cumberland County school or municipal building.

Have Questions?

We’re here to help. Contact us at workforceregistration@smccME.edu or 207-741-5955.

THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF:

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Harold Alfond Center

The Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan