This program provides graduates with the credentials to work as paraprofessional educators with children and adults in a variety of educational settings, including Title I and non-Title I schools; public, private, charter and magnet schools; and alternative learning environments. The AAS and Certificate programs are not designed to transfer into baccalaureate programs, but some courses will transfer to four-year institutions. A student may receive credit for a maximum of 13 semester credit hours earned through alternative educational experiences.
For more information on the Paraprofessional Education Program, please contact the Coordinator at 618-235-2700, ext. 5227.
Refer to the sequence of courses and the graduation requirements as a guide for completing this program.
A graduate of the Paraprofessional Educator AAS program can find employment as paraprofessional educator in a variety of educational settings, including Title I and non-Title I schools and charter, magnet, alternative, private and parochial schools as well.
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