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Paraprofessional Educator

Associate in Applied Science


Paraprofessionals, also called teacher aides, provide support to classroom teachers. Students in KC's paraprofessional program will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Reading, writing, mathematical computation and mathematical reasoning;
  • Critical and creative thinking, decision making, problem solving, and reasoning;
  • Communication (listening, speaking, and writing);
  • Child/human growth and development, behavior management, instructional strategies and laws, policies and procedures;
  • Technology;
  • Respecting cultural diversity and the views of others;
  • Working as a team member.

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What You Can Do

Upon successful completion of this degree you will be prepared for employment in the following fields:

  • Elementary paraprofessional educator
  • Secondary paraprofessional educator
  • Preschool paraprofessional educator
  • Family literacy provider
  • Teacher's aide

Program Details

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Paraprofessional Educator

Erin Landers

Erin Landers

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Contact Us

Erin Landers

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Phone  |  618-545-3385

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

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