New Vision Education Professions

♦♦ New Program! ♦♦

  • Program Highlights  (Seniors Only—AM Session)

    This one-year program allows high school seniors to explore careers in education through a partnership with East Rochester Elementary School. Students participate in four 10-week rotations in different grade levels. They also gain the experience of working at least one day per week in a before/after school program. Students in this program meet the requirements of a level I NYS Teacher Assistant, including NYS Mandated Reporter Training, DASA Training and Violence Prevention Training. This program allows students to gain an indepth understanding of the rigor and requirements necessary to work in the field of education.

  • Elementary student raising her hand

Units of Study

  • Seniors Only (AM Session)

    • Introduction to the Teaching Profession
    • Issues in Child Development and Health
    • Foundations of Special Education
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
    • Performance and Presentation Skills for Educators
    • Technology in Education
    • Teaching Tolerance
    • Foundations of Education


Industry Based Exam/Certification

    • NYS TA Certification Level 1
    • NYS Mandated Reporter
    • Precision Exams
    • Violence Prevention
    • DASA



  • High School Credit

    • 4.0 CTE (max)
      Includes: 1.0 English 12

    College—Dual Enrollment



  • Career Connections

    • Teacher (Pre-k–12)
    • School Related Professional (SLP, OT, PT, SPED, Principal, Counselor, etc.)

    College Programs

    • Early Childhood Education
    • Childhood Education
    • Adolescent Education
    • Special Education
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders

Items to Consider

  • Successful Students:

    • Complete an application and are selected for the program
    • Have a high school attendance rate in excess of 90%
    • Respect the confidentiality necessary in a school setting
    • Practice good judgment
    • Display energy and enthusiasm
    • Have the ability to communicate in a mature manner with parents and education professionals
    • Work both individually and as a team member
    • Meet health and safety requirements while working with young children
    • Want to work in a school setting
    • Plan to attend 2 or 4-year college to pursue a career in the education professions
    • Are entering their senior year in September