Educational Paraprofessional (Instructional Assistant), AS
This degree program prepares paraprofessionals to work with children in a variety of ways that enhance learning. Graduates will be able to assist classroom teachers in working with K-12 students, including students with special needs. This associate degree certifies that paraprofessionals are “highly qualified” as specified by federal legislation.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|CHLD 1||Child, Family, School and Community||3|
|Choose one from the following:||3|
|Child Growth and Lifespan Development|
|Child Growth and Lifespan Development- Honors|
|Child and Adolescent Development|
|Introduction to Child Psychology|
|CHLD 68||Children With Special Needs||3|
|EDUC 10||Introduction to Education||3|
|EDUC 16||Aspects and Issues in Teaching||3|
|Choose one course from the following:||3|
|Early Literacy in Child Development|
|Health, Safety and Nutrition of Children|
|First Aid and CPR|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:
- Identify a variety of effective teaching strategies.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.