Humanities and Social Sciences


Michele Hamilton
Program Coordinator
Location: E-227
Phone: 716-614-6708

Teaching Assistant, Certificate


This two-semester program will serve those who would like to work in education as Level III teaching assistants. The student population will include those who have never worked in a classroom setting, currently employed teaching aides and Level I and II teaching assistants who desire to upgrade their educational background. The program will prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to work as teaching assistants in childhood education classrooms.

Program Goals and Objectives

  • To prepare students for employment as teaching assistants in public schools.
  • To prepare students to recognize and to be supportive of high quality teaching.
  • To develop student's verbal, spoken, written and visual communication skills.
  • To broaden and deepen a student's educational skill base.

Gainful Employment Outlook and Costs

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