• Program Length: 12 Months

Day Courses (Mon-Thu)

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Night Courses (Mon-Thu)

5:45 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.



Teacher's Assistant (Paraprofessional Diploma)

Teacher’s Assistant, or paraprofessional, training gives students the necessary skills to become employed as a teaching assistant.

While in school, students will learn the fundamentals of working alongside a licensed teacher, such as:

  • Assistance in reinforcing lessons introduced by the teacher
  • Preparing materials and/or equipment needed for instruction
  • Supporting student learning individually or in small groups
  • Aiding with classroom management
  • Supervising students inside and outside of the classroom

While enrolled in the Paraprofessional Diploma program, students will complete the following:

  • FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) Certificate of Completion
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Training Certificate of Completion
  • First Aid/CPR and MAT (Medication Administration Training) Certification
  • ParaPro Assessment Certification.

Once successfully completing the program, students will receive a Paraprofessional diploma. Graduates can become employed as a teaching assistant working in public and private school sectors, to include elementary, middle, and high school learning environments.


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