Introduction to the Teaching Profession

1 Unit
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Have you ever watched one of your teachers and thought, “I’d like to do that!” If so, this is the course for you! This course is designed to explore what it takes to be a teacher, whether you work in a classroom, a hospital, or a corporate setting. You’ll learn about the history, purposes, issues, ethics, laws and regulations, roles, and qualifications of teaching. During the course you will participate in a minimum of 20 hours of guided observations and field experiences in multiple settings to help you identify your personal interest in pursuing careers in the field and to identify effective learning environments. You will begin to develop a working portfolio to be assembled and used throughout the program.


  • State Certified


Instructor Embedded Cost: $475

Content Only Cost: $48

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Prerequisites: None

Oklahoma Subject Code: N/A

Course Provider Contact: Glenda Ellero | | 407-504-1476

How To Purchase This Course

Districts wishing to purchase this course should contact the course provider directly (see contact information above) and reference the contract in the "attachments" portion of the page linked here. If you are purchasing an Instructor Embedded course, please note that online instructors need not be certified in the state of Oklahoma. They must be certified to teach the content in at least one state or teach the subject at a college or university. To enroll a student in the course, you will need to obtain from the course provider (a) the instructor’s name; (b) the state through which the instructor is certified, and (c) the instructor’s certification number. If the instructor is employed to teach the subject at a college or university, you will need to obtain that institution’s iPEDS number. This information will be recorded in the SIS when you enroll a student in the course. When enrolling a student in a Content Only course, you must indicate in the SIS the name of the person monitoring the course.