Foundations of Teacher Education61 Credit Associate Degree
The Foundations of Teacher Education Associate Degree program prepares learners to be a Paraeducator (Instructional Assistant). Under the supervision of a licensed teacher, duties include assisting children with math, science, reading, and writing assignments as well as handling classroom management, clerical and other tasks related to instruction. Duties may also include monitoring student activities, correcting papers, tutoring, one-on-one activities and small group facilitation. In addition, Instructional Assistants work on classroom displays, assist children with computers and media, and supervise various classroom and other school events. Instructional Assistants may be hired to provide instructional services to students from pre-kindergarten through high school.
Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.
Before you apply, you should know
This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.
Locally located internship sites cannot be guaranteed. Students may have to move or drive a distance in order to complete internship courses. Scheduled internship attendance days and times for which students must be available vary by agency. Program faculty select, assign, and maintain college contracts with internship sites.
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