Course choice must align with the Fundamental Course of Study (FCS), developed by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
There are 12 courses outlined in FCS:
|Support Education Outcomes|
|Cultural identity and diversity||4 hours|
|Educational and instructional support||4 hours|
|Technology basics||2 hours|
|Using and collecting data||1 hour|
|Demonstrate Professionalism and Ethical Practices|
|District orientation of roles and responsibilities||3 hours|
|Support a Positive and Safe Learning Environment|
|Behavior Management||2 hours|
|Child and adolescent development||2 hours|
|Emergency and health safety||1 hour|
|Positive and safe learning environment||3 hours|
|Communicate Effectively and Participate in the Team Process|
|Communication Basics||2 hours|
|Communication Challenges||1 hour|
Read more about FCS.
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