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Teachers in Training

Have you ever thought about becoming a teacher?  In this class, you'll get to design bulletin boards, plan a lesson, teach a lesson, and much more!

"Ms. Darling was so encouraging and supportive--a wonderful example of a professional teacher, perfect to encourage young kids who would like to pursue the profession later in life."

Course Instructor

Stacy Darling

I am currently a third grade teacher in Norman at Truman Elementary.  I have been teaching for 28 years in Norman. I have been teaching at the Summer Youth Academy for around 15 years.  I enjoy traveling to the beach and to Austin to visit my daughter! 


Course Outline

Day 1 - Monday

Getting to know you activities to use in the classroom, creating bulletin boards, setting up lesson plan books, getting your teacher stuff.

Day 2 - Tuesday

Getting to know you activities, rules and expectations for your classroom, making classroom games and hall passes, thinking about lesson plans and looking at lesson plans on the computer.

Day 3 - Wednesday

Getting to know you activities for the classroom, planning lessons, preparing them, practicing them.

Day 4 - Thursday

Getting to know you activities and teaching lessons!


Week 1:
June 3-6

No Classes Scheduled

Week 2:
June 10-13

No Classes Scheduled

Week 3:
June 17-20

No Classes Scheduled

Week 4:
June 24-27

Ages 9-11
Afternoon (1-4pm)

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Gate 2, Health Building
Franklin Road Campus
4701 12th Avenue
73069 Norman , OK