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2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Paraprofessional Education, Certificate

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The Paraprofessional Education Certificate Program meets the requirements for a Paraprofessional Certificate as provided by the West Virginia Board of Education. This certificate entitles the individual to serve in a support capacity including, but not limited to, facilitating instruction and direct or indirect supervision of pupils under the direction of an educator.

The full Paraprofessional Education Certificate Program is available online with the exception of the required mathematics course and observation hours.

Program Level Outcomes:

  1. Effectively use knowledge obtained in the education program in their chosen subject areas.
  2. Create and maintain a learning atmosphere that fosters a supportive learning community.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge in their content areas.
  4. Foster and monitor student learning.
  5. Participate as active members of their school communities; help to foster change when needed.

Credit Hours: 18

Credit Hours: 18

Total Credit Hours: 36

~ Designates courses on the statewide Core Coursework Transfer Agreement.

This degree program provides students the opportunity to receive credit for their high school EDGE courses (http://careertech.k12.wv.us/edge/edgeCollege.html) as designated by the (E) within the program sequence.

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