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Academic Program Proposal
Currently Under Review
Date Proposal Received Institution and Proposal Degree Awarded Name of Academic Program Objections Received Decision Deadline MHEC Final Decision Final Decision Date
5/30/2014

Harford Community College

Program Proposal(pdf)

AAS  Paraeducation   7/29/2014     

Paraeducation  Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Paraeducation prepares students for employment as paraeducators (teaching assistants) in a public or private school. Paraeducators work under the supervision of a teacher to provide instructional and/or behavioral support in a variety of general and special education settings. This program includes two required field placement experiences which will provide graduates with experience assisting both students with and without disabilities. Degree candidates will need to meet essential technical standards that include physical abilities and behavioral and professional characteristics necessary to successfully complete the Paraeducator Program.


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