Associate of Applied Science
Paraprofessional: P-12 Special Education
This program provides the education and training necessary for those wanting to become paraprofessionals working with children identified with special needs in a variety of settings. Graduates will have the skills required for employment in K-12 schools (inclusion or self-contained), post-secondary training, Head Start, Resource Rooms, Center-based programs, and Non-profits providing services to children or adults with special needs. Graduates are prepared to assist teachers in a general education and/or special education classrooms or life skills settings, supporting students with various delays or impairments that impact learning and transition to adult living.