Supporting Children's Learning Certificate

Program Code: 905221

This certificate is designed to further the professional development needs of anyone preparing for, or already engaged in, a paraeducator or educational paraprofessional position. The coursework in this certificate program addresses methods for assisting in the instruction, guidance, and classroom management of students by performing a variety of instructional support activities related to grade level curriculum. Integrating current technology into the learning environment is also introduced. All courses transfer to the Foundations of Teacher Education Associate Degree.

Follow Your Path

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

Approximate Certificate Costs


Tuition: $2,343

Books: $224

Certificate Completers will be able to

  • Summarize the important components of each step of the writing process.
  • Use scaffolding to increase student independence.
  • Describe ways to create healthy classroom environments conducive to learning.
  • Demonstrate the inquiry process in science.
  • Develop a learning center.
  • Use a gradebook software program technology.

Requirements for Certificate Entry

  • Apply at
First Semester
Semester Total
Total Credits

Curriculum Note: Students must earn a "C" or higher in all 10-522-XXX courses to successfully graduate the Supporting Children's Learning 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.