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Teacher Assistant

Program Description

This curriculum prepares individuals to work with children in elementary through middle grades in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with school-age children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Course work includes child growth and development, computer technology in education, physical and nutritional needs of school-age children, care and guidance of school-age children, and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional and creative development of school-age populations.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in school-aged environments. Employment opportunities include school-age teachers in child care programs, before- and after-school programs, paraprofessional positions in public and private schools, recreational centers and other programs that work with school-age populations.

Course Information

Course Requirements 2016-2017

Program Completion Guide 2016-2017

 

Course Requirements 2015-2016

Program Completion Guide 2015-2016

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