SLCC General Catalog
CTE Certificate Of Proficiency
19 credits minimum
Paraeducation courses are taught by a combination of faculty members from the departments of Education, Family & Human Studies and qualified adjunct instructors familiar with the education of students at risk.
This program is designed to prepare students to work as paraeducators in public school districts under the direction of certified classroom educators. Paraeducators who have taken the courses listed below assist classroom teachers by providing instructional support to students receiving specialized services (Title I and/or special education) in K-12 classrooms. This program qualifies for requirements of the Federal “No Child Left Behind” Act.
Students who do not desire to transfer and/or obtain an associate degree can obtain a Paraeducation Certificate of Completion. To obtain the certificate, students will be required to complete the core courses with a grade of C or better.
Estimated Cost for Students
Estimated cost of books per semester $350.
NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.
Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, completion time is two semesters.
Required Courses (19 Credits)
|EDU 2010||Intro to Special Ed||3||F, Sp|
|FHS 1500||Human Development||3||F, Sp|
|PSY 1100||Human Growth/Develop||3||A|
|PED 1010||Intro Paraeducation||3||F, Sp|
|PED 1700||Collaboration in Classroom||3||F||PED 1010|
|PED 2150||Exp. W/Stud Rsk||3||Sp||PED 1010|
|PED 2160||Practicum Int Ex||1||Sp||Coreq: PED 2150|
|SOC 2630||Race/Ethnic Rel||3||F, Sp||SOC 1010|
|Fall Semester||Spring Semester|
|EDU 2010||3||PED 1700||3|
|FHS 1500||3||PED 2150||3|
|PSY 1100||3||SOC 2630||3|
It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description to determine if prerequisites are required. Prerequisites must be satisfied before a class may be taken.
The semesters in which courses are taught are listed. Students should check the semester class schedule for day/evening availability, EDNET availability and other modifications to the semester class schedule.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Develop Quantitative Literacy
Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Eccles ECD Lab School
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