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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Educational Paraeducator, AAS


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Learning Outcomes


  • Manage classrooms and guide learner behavior by implementing strategies that build social competence in learners, utilizing additional resources and outside agencies when appropriate.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence through self-awareness, action for social equity, and knowledge of individual students and their cultural groups and application of best teaching practices.
  • Utilize knowledge of child development to construct and implement curriculum that effectively addresses the needs of diverse learners as individuals and in groups; able to integrate content knowledge into environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging for all learners.
  • Act in accordance with current governing policies, professional standards and ethical codes of the education profession by articulating a philosophy and rationale for decisions using a cyclical process of theory, action and reflection.
  • Observe, document and assess learning and teaching to support the success and progress of diverse learners. Use data to reflect on the effectiveness of one’s own teaching.
  • Know about, understand and value different family structures and cultural backgrounds, which are used to establish and maintain reciprocal and authentic family and community partnerships that best support student learning.

Requirements


Prerequisites


  • Some classes have entry requirements not listed here. Talk to a faculty adviser.

Important notes


  • Students will be required to pass a criminal history background check specified by each school district. 
  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a minimum 2.0 GPA in each required class to attain a certificate or an AAS degree
  • AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for try-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.
  • Students attending only in the evening must remember it is likely to take more than two years to complete program.
  • Coursework is highly interactive and includes field-based internships.

Specific Requirements


Total Core Credits: 40 credits

Supporting Courses


Total Supporting Course Credits: 38

Total Related Instruction Credits: 13

Total Program Credits: 91 credits


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