Next Classes begin Monday, March 28, 2016. For more information call 754-321-5700 or click here to request information.

Teacher Assistant


Teacher Assistant Training Program- 600 hours: 

The Teacher Assisting Program prepares students for employment as teacher assistants within the Broward County Public School System.  The course content includes responsibilities and tasks of a Teacher Assistant:  lesson planning and implementation, classroom management techniques, rules, regulations, and standard procedures within the Broward County School system, and a review for the Broward County mandated ParaPro Assessment.

Teacher Assistant Training Program content includes:

  • Responsibilities of a teacher assistant
  • The teacher and teacher assistant relationship
  • Teacher assistant tasks
  • School personnel handbook
  • Growth stages of children and adolescents
  • Teacher's lesson plans and lesson objectives
  • Working with the disadvantaged and special needs children
  • Effects of drug and alcohol abuse
  • Child abuse and its relationship to school employees
  • Rules, regulations and standard procedures
  • Observation and reporting of critical incidents
  • Techniques to assist with various behavior issues
  • Operation of Macintosh computer and software programs used in schools
  • Familiarization with AV equipment<
  • School media center reference systems
  • Preparation of visual aids and educational games
  • First aid and safety procedures
  • Supervision of playground and equipment;
  • Student illness and accident procedures
  • knowledge of school forms
  • Application of basic skills
  • Tasks/activities teacher assistants may not perform
  • ParaPro Assessment review.

Program Schedule:
Full Time: Monday - Friday 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Part Time: Monday - Friday 9:15 am - 12:45 pm

Program Tuition:
Florida Resident - $1760.*

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Contact Information:
Ms. Mary Barone, Counselor for Teacher Assistant
(754) 321-5840

Call today to find out more about our Teacher Assistant Training Program!