Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.
The Secondary Education AS Program is designed to provide the initial foundation for preparing qualified teachers and related personnel for secondary schools. The program enables students to assess interest, aptitude and capabilities for a career in education. The program enables students to transfer to a Baccalaureate program.
Programs of study should be planned with regard to the specific requirements of the institution to which students plan to transfer.
Secondary Education Revised Program Outcomes:
The teacher candidate:
Demonstrates an understanding of how learners grow and develop by designing and implementing developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
Works with others to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, encourages positive social interactions, and promotes active engagement in learning.
Understands how to apply knowledge and skills to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving.
Understands and uses multiple methods of assessment to monitor learning progress and to guide instructional decision making.
Uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop deep understanding and apply knowledge in meaningful ways.
Utilizes effective self-reflection to promote continuous improvement, seeks leadership roles to collaborate with classmates and instructors, and hold him/herself to a high standard.