Bilingual Elementary Teacher Assistant Special Education Certificate of Achievement
Educational Aide (Teacher Assistant), Bilingual (080210)
Projected Start Date
This course of study prepares the student with basic competencies to serve as a bilingual assistant in an elementary school classroom under the supervision of a credentialed teacher. Teacher assistants are also called: teacher aides, instructional aides,paraprofessionals, education assistants and paraeducators. This certificate of achievement is designed to provide a foundation of introductory but essential skills for students preparing for a career in education. Students completing this certificate can work as assistant teachers and can also continue on towards more advanced degrees to become credentialed teacher.
Enrollment Completer Projections
There are currently 56 annual job openings in the Coachella Valley. We have over 200 students enrolled in the AA-T for elementary education. We predict that after the first two years we should have approximately 25 annual completers.