Jordan Applied Technology Center - West Jordan Campus & Sandy Campus
PED 1010 Introduction to Paraeducation offered Fall Semester.
PED 2150/2160 Introductory Experience and Practicum offered Spring Semester. Students much complete PED 1010 prior to PED 2150/2160
Both Courses are designed to help students decide ifr they would like to pursue a career in Paraeducation, Special Education, Education, or other careers in disability services.
Students learn instruction, data collection and assessment that can be used in public school classrooms, community settings, and adult education settings.
Students gain hands-on skills by participating in practicum experiences in public school classrooms. Students also travel to various schools within Jordaqn School District to observe classrooms and related services.
Lake City Community College
The Paraeducation program is designed to prepare students to work as paraeducators
in public school districts under the direction of certified classroom
educators. Paraeducators may assist classroom teachers by providing instructional
support to students receiving specialized services (Title I and/or special
education) in K-12 classrooms. Students can earn either a certificate
of completion, or an Associate of Science degree, via distance education
or attending regular classes on campus.