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Technical Program - Paraprofessional Education - Teacher Aide (AAS) - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Paraprofessional Education - Teacher Aide (AAS) (AAS.PRPRO)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge base and practical skills necessary for assisting teachers in a public school setting. This degree is suited for individuals who desire a career working with children in an educational learning environment. In response to the No Child Left Behind Act, this degree in Paraprofessional Education meets the recommended curriculum outlined by the Illinois State Board of Education.



ECE 120 and 125 must be taken the same semester.


For more information contact:
Teresa Lang
(217) 234-5426
tlang@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
EDU 100 Introduction to Education
3
LIT 150 Children's Literature *
3
EDU 103 Teaching and Learning with Technology
3
MAT 118 Math for Elementary Teachers *
3
ECE 110 Child Behavior and Management
3
  Total Semester Hours:
18
 
Second Semester
PSY 274 Child Development
3
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
EDU 190 Introduction to Special Education
3
MAT 218 Math for Elementary Teachers II *
3
  Total Semester Hours:
12
 

Second Year
First Semester
BIO 100 Biological Science
4
ENG 121 Composition II
3
ECE 102 Health/Safety/Nutrition Young Child
3
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology
3
ECE 095 Creative Activities For Children
4
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
HUM 150 Humanities through the Arts
3
EDU 200 Educational Psychology
3
ECE 120 Field Experience Seminar
1
ECE 125 Field Experience
3
  Total Semester Hours:
10
 


Students who choose to continue their education should consult with their academic advisor. Note: These are courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the Lake Land College Paraprofessional Education Associate Degree in Applied Science Degree and Paraprofessional Education Certificate which meet the recommended criteria of the Illinois State Board of Education. Students enrolled in Paraprofessional Education should contact their Regional Superintendent of Schools office to determine specific educational requirements for Paraprofessional “teacher aide” positions within their district.

Total Program Hours: 57

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