9‐Credit Course Sequence
Ulster County Community College, in collaboration with NYSUT’s Education and Learning Trust, is offering a 9‐credit sequence for teacher aides and teaching assistants. The courses are designed to address both new State certification requirements for teaching assistants, hired as of February 1, 2004, and federal legislation for paraprofessionals under Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act.
The sequence of courses provides knowledge and skills to enhance competence and confidence in working with a diverse population of children and youth in schools.
Student Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the Teaching Assistants and Teacher Aides 9‐credit course sequence students will be able to
- Fulfill New York State certification requirements for teaching assistants, teacher aides, and paraprofessionals;
- Provide knowledge and skills to enhance competence and confidence in working with a diverse population of students.
Requirement for Program Entry
- High school diploma or equivalent
For More Information
1‐800‐724‐0833 ext. 5018 or 5022
Coordinator, Early Childhood, Childhood, and Adolescence Education
Office: Vanderlyn Hall, VAN 239
Phone: 800:724‐0833, ext. 5193 or 845:687‐5193