What is a Teacher Externship?
The Teacher Externship Program is helping to bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work by bringing teachers into the workplace for three days. The externships take place during the summer months or during school breaks. Teachers have the opportunity to incorporate this knowledge into lesson plans for their students.
Advantages to the Employer:
- Develops a good community-school relationship.
- Provides an opportunity to work with educators to insure Williamson County workforce development needs are understood.
- Encourages young adults to stay in Williamson County.
- Gives an opportunity to provide assistance in developing a special project.
- Contributes to the stability of the local work force.
- Contributes to the total economic growth of the community.
- Strengthens the teacher’s curriculum by providing relevant connections between the school and business world.
- Increases knowledge and understanding of the educational environment.
- Enables the employer to become an active participant in the programs of Williamson County Schools.
- Increases your company visibility.
- Provides educators with a positive community contact in their subject.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Completion of comprehensive training provided by the Williamson County Schools and Williamson, Inc.
- Follow Williamson County Schools procedures for the teacher externship program.
- Be aware of the objectives and standards for course scope and sequence.
- Provide engaging and relevant information to teacher externs.
- Complete a follow-up evaluation about your experience.