No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation requires educational paraprofessionals to be "highly qualified." To meet this objective, the certificates listed below have been designed to both satisfy the legal requirements of NCLB and to prepare teaching assistants to better fulfill their job responsibilities.
Programs of Study
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Teaching Paraprofessional CertificatePDF - Satisfy the legal requirements of NCLB and be better prepared to fulfill the duties of a teaching assistant.
Special Education Support CertificatePDF - Satisfy the legal requirements of NCLB and better meet serve students with special needs by earning a certificate in any of the following areas:
Emotional Disturbance Option
Autism Spectrum Disorders Option
Speech and Language Option
Preschool/Early Childhood Option
Intellectually Limited Option
Learning Disabled Option
Behavior Support Technician
ESL Letter of RecognitionPDF - Improve your ability to meet the needs of students whose first language is not English.
For more information contact the TEACH Institute at 410-777-2401 or firstname.lastname@example.org.