ParaEducator Institute Training
Enrollment in the ParaEducator training program is open to paraprofessionals who are presently employed as or plan to apply for a teacher's assistant position with one of the 21 regional C.A.P.E. (Consortium for the Advancement of Professional Excellence) school districts partnered with San Jacinto College. This three-day program will consist of 18 contact hours of training in four modules--Mathematics, Reading, Writing, and Professional Ethics--and requires the ParaEducator's Assessment of Competencies on the third day of institute training. No Child Left Behind legislation requires school districts to only hire educational paraprofessionals who have met certification standards.
Prerequisites: must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Participating C.A.P.E. School Districts: Aldine, Alvin, Channelview, Clear Creek, Danbury, Dayton, Deer Park, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston, Goose Creek, Hitchcock, La Marque, La Porte, Pasadena, Pearland, Santa Fe, Sheldon, Sweeny and Texas City
ParaEducator Institute Training Flyer - Spring 2013
Child Development Associate
The Child Development Associate Training Certificate has been designed to provide educational training for persons interested in teaching young children. Upon successful completion of the three Child Development Associate Training courses and upon receiving a CDA credential from the Council of Early Childhood Recognition in Washington, D.C., the student meets qualifications as set forth in the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Minimum Standards and Guidelines. Upon successful completion of the courses, the student will be awarded a certificate of training.
CDA Training Flyer - Spring 2013
Credit for Linked Continuing Education Courses