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Special Education Assistant

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Program Information

School:Coast Mountain College
Field of Study:Special Education and Teaching, General
Description:The Special Education Assistant (SEA) certificate is a part-time program that prepares students to work at the para-professional level in the field of education. Special Education Assistants work under the supervision of classroom or resource teachers to support students with special needs in elementary and secondary education settings. The program builds the knowledge and skills students need to work as part of an educational team, supporting the integration and education of students with special needs into a regular school classroom.

The SEA program includes 2 work-experience practicums that combine the theory learned in the classroom with the practical skills needed to work in the field of Special Education. There are also 90 hours of Teaching and Learning workshops taught by industry professionals to provide practical hands-on information/experience in current Special Education trends, issues and practices.
URL:Special Education Assistant at Coast Mountain College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $379

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have completed English 12 or ENGL 045, 050 or 055 or successful completion of the CAT III English placement test; have current immunizations and a satisfactory Medical Report; submit a reference letter from a supervisor documenting 45 hours of volunteer/work experience and two Character Reference forms from an employer, teacher or human service professional; have a resume of work and/or volunteer experience; and undergo a Criminal Record Review (CRR).

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* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 10, 2008