Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta, Online
Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Paraeducator Certification program is designed to prepare you to support and assist teachers and students in a wide variety of educational and community service settings. You will be given the opportunity to work with children, especially children with disabilities.
The Paraeducator course work will ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to support and supplement teacher/provider programs and administrative functions. Upon completion, you will be prepared to apply for Paraeducator Certification from the State Department of Education. Employment opportunities include, but are not limited to, paraprofessional jobs in schools and agencies serving children with disabilities.
In addition to the College admission requirements outlined, applicants must complete a basic skills assessment prior to being accepted into the Level II Option of the Paraeducator Program. Prior to a practicum (Level II), you may be required to complete a criminal record/child and adult abuse registry check.
Level I: All paraeducators wishing to obtain a certificate must go through Level I training.
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Completion of Level I plus completion of:
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Level II: Advanced Paraeducator Certification involves completion of approved AA degree and practicum or completion of 62 approved college credits and a practicum.
$19,563 - $24,875
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Mitchell Country Regional Health Center, Osage, IA
Postville Community School Distrcit, Postville, IA
Dean of Business and Computer Science
800.728.7367, ext 208
800.728.2256, ext. 336