Future Educators

  • Assist and observe teachers working in a variety of Lehigh County educational settings

  • Earn seven credits for dual-enrollment education courses at Lehigh Carbon Community College

  • Explore careers in secondary and postsecondary education through job shadows

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Industry Credentials

Future Educators students can earn the following certifications and credentials in high school:

  • Child Development Associate-Ready Certificate
  • Infant and Child CPR Certification via American Red Cross
  • OSHA Certification via CareerSafe®
  • Pediatric First Aid Certification via American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate via NOCTI®

College Credits

Future Educators is a dual-enrollment program that allows students to earn readily transferrable college credits from the following school(s):

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College

Career Pathways

with associate degree:

  • Child care director
  • Preschool teacher
  • Teaching assistant

with bachelor’s degree:

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Middle school teacher
  • High school teacher

with master’s degree:

  • School counselor
  • School principal
  • College professor


Counselor: Katrina Borgerding

Phone: 610-799-1370
Email: borgerdink@lcti.org

CIP Code: 13.0101


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Industry Partners

Representatives from the following local businesses serve on the Future Educators program’s Occupational Advisory Council:

  • Allentown School District
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Lehigh Career & Technical Institute
  • Parkland School District

Student Organizations

Future Educators students are eligible for membership in the following Career & Technical Student Organizations, or CTSOs:

  • SkillsUSA

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