Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center

Pre-Teacher Preparation Program

*The Pre-Teacher Preparation Program will be offered beginning the 2024–2025 school year.

As a student in the Pre-Teacher Preparation Program, you will gain an orientation to the education profession. You will research potential career paths within the education profession and develop professional goals and a postsecondary career plan.

Hands-On Training

  • Learning Environment
  • Classroom Management
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Clinical Experience Observation
  • Clinical Experience Participation
  • Professionalism, Ethics, and Reflective Practice


  • Mandated Reporter
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Heart Saver First Aid
  • Heart Saver CPR
  • Heart Saver AED

PA SOAR Program

To qualify for free SOAR credits offered at participating colleges:

  1. Students must be enrolled in an approved Program of Study (POS) in the PDE SOAR program.
  2. Students must prepare for both college and a career by taking college prep academics, for example: College Prep English or Algebra II by their junior year of high school.
  3. Students must achieve a 2.5 GPA in the CTE program.
  4. Students must score competent or advanced on the end-of-CTE-program test, called the NOCTI, which is taken during the spring semester of their senior year of high school.
  5. Students must complete the SOAR statewide articulation competency list for their Program of Study.

For more information about this program, visit CollegeTransfer.Net.

Pre-Teacher Preparation Program Video