Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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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
Total 11 hours
Demonstrate Professionalism and Ethical Practices
District orientation of roles and responsibilities 3 hours
Equity 3 hours
Total 6 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
Total 8 hours
Communicate Effectively and Participate in the Team Process 
Communication Basics 2 hours
Communication Challenges 1 hour
Total 3 hours

Read more about FCS.


If you have questions about the Paraeducator Certification Program or need support, please send us an email.