Educational Assistant (Pre-K – 12)

Certificate of Completion

43-44 credit hoursTeacher Assistant photo

The Educational Paraprofessional (Pre-K – 12) is designed to meet the New Mexico Public Education Department requirements for Level III Educational Paraprofessional Licensure. The student will obtain the specific and general education skills necessary to serve as paraprofessionals who provide instructional support in a Title I program. Upon completion of the certificate students will be able to:

  • Analyze and discuss educational issues, theories, and research
  • Identify, utilize, and assess effective instructional strategies and techniques, curricular approaches, motivation strategies, and classroom management
  • Identify and respond to the evolving needs of diverse learners
  • Demonstrate how appropriate integration of technology facilitates student learning
  • Develop a broad general understanding of foundational knowledge in English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Sciences, and the Arts and Humanities
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to diverse cultural values and belief systems

To learn more about the program requirements, click on the links below:

Educational Assistant CC
Educational Assistant Certificate Pathway