Registration for selected programs begins on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Next Classes begin Monday, June 8, 2015. For more information call 754-321-5400 or click here to request information.

Teacher Assisting

Teacher Assisting Training Program- 600 hours: 

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as teacher assistants within the Broward County Public School System.

The content of the Teacher Assisting Training Program includes learning:

  • The responsibilities of a teacher assistant
  • The teacher and Teacher Assistant relationship
  • Teacher Assistant tasks
  • About the school personnel handbook
  • The growth stages of children and adolescents
  • How to write teacher lesson plans and lesson objectives
  • About working with the disadvantaged and special needs children
  • The effects of drug and alcohol abuse
  • About child abuse and its relationship to school employees
  • District rules, regulations and standard procedures
  • About the observation and reporting of critical incidents
  • Techniques to assist with various behavior issues
  • How to operate computer and software programs used in schools
  • About AV equipment
  • The school media center reference systems
  • How to prepare visual aids and educational games
  • First aid and safety procedures
  • About student illness and accident procedures
  • About school forms
  • How to apply basic skills
  • Tasks/activities teacher assistants may not perform
  • About the ParaPro Assessment review.

Call today to find out more about our Teacher Assisting Training Program!
Isabel Garcia, Counselor,
Sheridan Technical College