Teaching requires knowledge, skill, commitment and caring. Preparing teachers takes time and effort. The Teachers of Tomorrow Teaching Institute @ Hillcrest provides a focus for students in English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Technology and Communications. These areas will provide a chance to explore the opportunities that await them in the exciting career of teaching.
A full partnership has been developed with S. John’s University. An anticipated partnership is also in preparation with CUNY Queens, York, Baruch and Hunter Colleges. Students in grade 11 will have the opportunity to take college-level courses at Hillcrest earning credits at St. John’s University. Upon graduation and successful completion of the Teachers of Tomorrow Program, students will be guaranteed a seat in the School of the Education at St. John’s University
*The teachers of tomorrow Pre-Teaching Institute @Hillcrest accepts the responsibility that all prospective teachers complete rigorous programs in Science, Math, Technology, Communications, Young Adult Literature, History of Education can courses relating to the exceptional child differentiated learning approaches, cooperative learning, workshop model teaching, research in education an science. These are the driving force in the Institute. All courses will emphasize an inquiry and experimental approach.
The Road to Success Course
**Students will be able to select from the following Advanced Placement Courses:
**Students will be able to participate in the following special features at Hillcrest**
•Full Dance/Music/Art Program
•CISCO Technology Training Center
•Virtual Enterprise Business Simulation
•Intel Research Program
•Smith Barney Research Program
•Wide Range of Varsity & Intramural Sports Clubs