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Paraeducator/Instructional Assistant Class

Paraeducator/Instructional Assistant Class

What is a Paraeducator?

Paraeducators are an integral part of today's classroom. They are a vital member of the special education team and the Juvenile Court and Community School Program. Paraeducators are found in a pre-kindergarten class for children with special needs, out in the community serving as a job coach for a student with developmental disabilities, in a resource room for adolescents with learning disabilities, in a 4th-grade classroom that contains some students with and without special needs, or in a community/court school classroom. Paraeducators are present in most educational settings under the supervision of the teacher. Their skills and contributions make them highly valued and sought after in education. In short, paraeducators have an enormous impact on the students they work with.

 

The Workforce Preparation Course

Paraeducator This course prepares students to meet the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) mandates, which is now required to become a Paraeducator/Instructional Assistant in California. Students receive classroom instruction and tests in Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Ability to Assist, and Employability Skills.

40 HOUR COURSE (Must attend all 40 hours); This course will be in person.

  • Weekday evenings 
  • 10 student minimum—class subject to cancellation if 10 student minimum not met.

NOTE: You may already qualify for NCLB if you have:

  • Completed two years of study at an institution of higher education; or
  • Obtained an associates (or higher) degree

FEES:

$30 registration fee

$30 materials and supplies fee

ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

STUDENTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO REGISTER.

This class is officially closed for the Spring Semester, please check back in the Fall Semester.

 NO REFUNDS, IF CLASS IS NOT CANCELED. NO EXCEPTIONS!