Teacher Preparation Academy

Begin Your Education Career Now

Start working on your college education right now, for free. Whether you plan to teach elementary, middle, or high school, earn up to 22 college credits before you graduate. These courses - including Children's Literature, Developmental Psychology, and Intro to Education - are essential to aspiring teachers. After high school, complete your associate's degree at EICC then transfer to earn a bachelor's in education.

Start your Education degree during high school

During high School

  • SDV:130 Career Exploration, 1 credit
  • PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits

  • EDU:235 Children’s Literature*, 3 credits
  • PSY:121 Developmental Psychology, 3 credits

Completed Part 1: Foundations of Teacher Preparation, 10 credits

* Students must earn a B grade or higher in educational courses for course to transfer into a teacher education program.

  • EDU:213 Introduction to Education*, 3 credits
  • ENG:105 Composition I, 3 credits

  • SPC:112 Public Speaking, 3 credits
  • PSY:281/EDU:240 Education Psychology*, 3 credits

Part 2: Advanced Foundations of Teacher Preparation, 22 credits

* Students must earn a B grade or higher in educational courses for course to transfer into a teacher education program.

Your Career in Education

Did you know earning your degree in education helps prepare you for jobs outside the classroom? With additional training, you can be a guidance counselor, school psychologist, career counselor, juvenile corrections worker, education consultant, and work in many other professions. Check out these education-related programs:

Clinton Career Advancement Center Welding Lab

Career Advancement Centers

Brand new ultramodern facilities for career and technical education programs, including automotive tech, culinary, healthcare, welding, and more. Enjoy multi-purpose labs, classrooms, and a large common area. Your successful career starts here.

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Your Degree = Success

Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.

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Concurrent Advisors

Joe Shovlain

Joe Shovlain

Concurrent Advisor
jshovlain@eicc.edu
563-244-7014

Office 100B
Advises High School Concurrent: Clinton, Career Academies

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College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Holly Hansen

Holly Hansen

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
hmhansen@eicc.edu
563-441-4004
Serves Cal-Wheat and DeWitt Central High Schools

 

Lorene McLaughlin

Lorene McLaughlin

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
ltmclaughlin@eicc.edu
563-244-7192
Serves Bellevue and Maquoketa High Schools

 

Marla Schultz

Marla Schultz

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
mshultz@eicc.edu
563-244-7131
Serves Camanche and Northeast High Schools

Concurrent Advisors

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Concurrent Advisor
acalderon-flores@eicc.edu
563-288-6035
Advises Durant and Muscatine High Schools

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Mikayla Cardenas

Mikayla Cardenas

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
micardenas@eicc.edu
Serves Muscatine High School

 

Theresa Putnam Genz

Theresa Putnam Genz

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
tputnamgenz@eicc.edu
563-288-6047
Serves Columbus Junction and Louisa-Muscatine High Schools

Sara Schnepper

Sara Schnepper

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
sschnepper@eicc.edu
Serves Wilton and West Liberty High Schools

Concurrent Advisors

Molly Gleason

Molly Gleason

Concurrent Advisor
mmgleason@eicc.edu
563-336-5241
Advises Assumption, Davenport Central and Davenport North High Schools

 

Lori Perez

Lori Perez

Concurrent Advisor
ljperez@eicc.edu
563-441-4057
Advises Davenport West and North Scott High Schools

 

Jill Spengler

Jill Spengler

Concurrent Advisor
jmspengler@eicc.edu
563-441-4137
Advises Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High Schools

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Patricia Madden

Patricia Madden

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
pamadden@eicc.edu
Serves North Scott High School

Teacher Preparation Academy: Locations

Clinton Career Advancement Center

Clinton Career Advancement Center

1210 11th Ave. S.
Clinton, IA 52732
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