Future Teachers Career Academy

Isaac Bear

Program Information

WHAT IS THE FUTURE TEACHERS CAREER ACADEMY AT ISAAC BEAR EARLY COLLEGE?

The Future Teachers Career Academy at Isaac Bear Early College is a small learning community for high school students interested in a career in teaching. The innovative program is designed to attract and prepare future teachers to make a positive difference for children.

With opportunities to volunteer, teach and experience education from many points of view, FTCA guides high school students to become leaders in their classrooms and schools.

WHY BE PART OF THE FUTURE TEACHERS CAREER ACADEMY AT ISAAC BEAR EARLY COLLEGE?

  • Work toward your dream of becoming a teacher from your first year in high school
  • Receive early advisor support in preparing your path through high school, college and employment, towards your goal of a degree in education
  • Transfer UNCW coursework towards your Watson College of Education education degree
  • Plan and design your high school project around an education topic or issue
  • Attend seminars in educational topics
  • Visit innovative schools and education initiatives around the region, state and nation
  • Receive priority consideration for acceptance into Watson College of Education (with successful IBEC, UNCW university studies and required exam scores)
  • Receive priority consideration to teach in New Hanover County Schools for IBEC/FTCA graduates who also graduate with teacher licensure from UNCW’s Watson College of Education (or other North Carolina teacher education program)