Teaching Assistant III Micro-Credential
The Teaching Assistant III Micro-credential prepares for students with the college coursework to sit for the New York State Teacher Assistant Level III credentialing exam. Students must take both the Teacher Assistant Level II and Teacher Assistant Level III micro-credentials for a total of 18 credits. The curriculum is aligned with the content of the certification exam. Note: Successful completion of the Teacher Assistant Level II micro-credential is a prerequisite for the Teacher Assistant Level III micro-credential.
Stackable to Degree Program
This micro-credentials aligns with requirements for the Directed Studies A.S. and the proposed revision of the Childhood Education A.S. should students choose to continue their education after obtaining the micro-credential.
The Teaching Assistant III Micro-credential is 9 credits and comprised of the following
EDUC 1560 or EDUC 2040- Special Education and the Inclusive Classroom or Teaching in Diverse Classroom (3 cr.)
EDUC 1960 – Fieldwork and Seminar in Education (3 cr.)
Program Elective (3 cr.) - Guided program electives to be determined in consultation
with mandatory advising and tailored towards the population and setting the student anticipates working with/in:
ECED 1110 Introduction to Early Childhood, ECED 1120 Observing and Recording Behavior of Young Children, ECED 1140 Methods and Material of Early Childhood Education, ECED 1150 Partnering with Families, Schools, Communities, MATH 1130 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, EDUC 2050 Schools and Society, EDUC 1560 or EDUC 2040- Special Education and the Inclusive Classroom or Teaching in Diverse Classroom , PSYC 2207 Child Psychology, or PSYC 2208 Adolescent Psychology.