Why Study to be a Teaching Assistant?
Teaching Assistants are an essential member of our school communities. As skilled professionals, Teacher Assistants provide educational, logistical, administrative support to faculty and individualized educational and behavioral support to children.
Curriculum Code: 1330 I Liberal Arts Credits: 0 I Program Credits: 24
- Assist students in making a realistic decision regarding Teaching Assistant as a para-professional career.
- Understand the opportunities and challenges facing the Teaching Assistant in today’s educational climate.
- Provide eligible students with the opportunity for continued education to complete a two-year degree in a transfer or non-transfer based program.
|PY 101||General Psychology||3|
|PY 205||Child and Adolescence Psychology||3|
|ED 101||Foundations of Education||3|
|AR ELE||General Arts Elective||3|
Careers & Outcomes
The Teacher Assistant program at Columbia-Greene provides future K-12 Teacher Assistants with the academic coursework required to earn a Teacher Assistant license in New York. Students will learn how to face unique challenges in today’s educational climate. Upon completion of the certificate program, students will be able to qualify for a teaching assistant position as a para-professional career.
Further Educational Opportunities
This program provides eligible students with the opportunity for continued education to complete a two-year degree in a transfer or non-transfer based program.