Apr 13, 2021  
2016-2017 Bellingham Technical College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Bellingham Technical College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 131 Paraeducator I: Foundations of Learning

4 CR
This course is an overview of the job of the paraeducator or instructional assistant. Topics covered include introduction to core competencies, roles of paras and certified staff, child development and the implications for learning, positive discipline, the conditions of learning, the diverse student population, the roles and responsibilities of the paraeducator including playground and cafeteria management, and safety and health concerns in working with children. The course includes 10 hours observation and addresses the following Washington State Core Competencies for paraeducators - competencies 2, 3, 5, and 8.



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