Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Educational Assistant, Certificate of Completion

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Length: 28 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $5,016

  • Resident Tuition: $3,710*
  • Technology Fees: $364
  • General Student Fees: $407** (if applicable)
  • Online Course Fee: $160
  • Books / Course Materials: $375 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at https://www.lanecc.edu/costs-admission/tuition-fees-and-payments/credit-tuition

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers, or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to allow students beginning their coursework toward an Education degree to quickly become employed as an instructional aide in regional schools to allow them to earn income while enrolled in lower division community college courses. The certificate is designed to provide an introductory level of competitive skills needed to assist teachers in a multicultural and accessible classroom. The introduction to a multicultural and inclusive curriculum will enhance the Educational Assistants’ ability to work with primary and secondary students of diverse backgrounds and needs.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Collaborate with the classroom instructor to create and adapt activities and lessons for individuals and small groups in a multilingual, special needs, diverse and inclusive classroom
PLO 2 - Apply social/emotional theories of healthy child development in order to sustain an emotionally safe classroom environment
PLO 3 - Differentiate the physical, cognitive and social/emotional developmental stages of middle childhood and adolescence
PLO 4 - Apply reading, writing, and mathematics skills to research and analysis
PLO 5 - Develop and express new perspectives through observation of and interaction with diverse individuals
PLO 6 - Define and explain the historical context and function of laws governing the education of students with diverse backgrounds and special needs

Program Requirements

General Education

General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Writing (4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Math (4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Communication (4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.


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