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Introduction to Paraeducator Careers - Certificate

Are you interested in working with preschool students through grade twelve? In this certificate, you'll receive a basic foundation in theory and practical application of how children learn, teaching strategies, supporting the classroom teacher with classroom management, and addressing the needs of special needs students. All courses transfer to the Paraeducator technical diploma and Foundations of Teacher Education associate degree program.

Program Code: 615221
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Program Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition: $1,856, Books: $94, Supplies: $25

Total Approximate Costs

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All credits from this certificate apply toward the following associate degree(s):

Foundations of Teacher Education, 105222

All credits from this certificate apply toward the following technical diploma(s):

Paraeducator, 315222

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Program Entry

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What will I learn?


Students following the study plan below will complete the Introduction to Paraeducator Careers Pathway Certificate in the number of semesters shown. All courses in this certificate may be applied toward the Paraeducator Associate Degree program.

Total Credits 12
  • Curriculum Note: Students must earn a "C" or higher in all 10-522-XXX courses to successfully graduate the Intro to Paraeducator Careers Certificate. A student must repeat the particular course with a "C" or better final grade to continue in or graduate from this program. If the course is sequential, the successful retake must occur before continuing the sequence.