EVCC Education Paraprofessional

Education Paraprofessional

The Associate of Technical Arts in Education Paraprofessional is a two-year career preparation program that provides a specified course of study to prepare students for employment with the public school districts as assistants to certified instructional staff. The curriculum includes a strong academic and general core, as well as cooperative work experience courses for hands-on training. A multi-leveled apprenticeship is included in the professional core portion of the program.

Educational Paraprofessionals, sometimes referred to as teachers' assistants, assist teachers in both instructional and non-instructional tasks. They are hired to support classroom teachers through a variety of tasks that can include direct involvement with students, as well as clerical duties done in advance of or at the conclusion of lessons done with students.

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