Coordinator: Ms. Kim Curtis301-284-4509

Leadership & Education Academy

MCPS Career Programs of Study: A GUIDE TO PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN CAREER CLUSTERS

 

Students will pursue rigorous curricula in a pathway emphasizing leadership theory and community service projects while exploring global and multicultural issues. This academy promotes life-long learning in students who are interested in making a difference for individuals and community at large. Examples of the careers students in the Leadership & Education Academy would be interested in include:

  • Attorney
  • Americorps
  • Consultant
  • Foreign Service
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Judge Advocate General Officer
  • Human Resources Management
  • Day Care Provider
  • Secret Service
  • Peace Corps

This pathway prepares students for college and professional careers in education and in national, state, and local government. Students are required to take three or more credits of coursework in their selected academy.

* Indicates required pre-requisite

Leadership & Education Pathways

Secondary Education

  • Required Courses:
    • Child & Adolescent Development I
    • Teaching as a Profession
    • Teaching & Curriculum
    • Teaching Internship
  • Pre-certification at MC:
    • Growing Teacher Education Transfer Program

Early  Childhood Education (Articulation with Montgomery College)

  • Required Courses:
    • Child & Adolescent Development 1,2,(3)
    • Child Development Internship

Human Rights   

  • Required Courses:
    • African American History
    • Latin American History
    • Comparative Religion
    • AP Psychology
    • Informative & Argumentative Speaking *
    • Law
    • Sociology
    • Economics

NJROTC

  • Required Courses:
    • Naval Science 1,2,3,4
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