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This program is designed to prepare students to work as Teaching Assistants and to provide them with a core of college-level courses that may be applied to a transfer degree. Graduates are prepared to accept positions as Teaching Assistants. This program fulfills the college credit hour requirement for a New York State Level III Teaching Assistant Certificate. Daily tasks of the teaching assistant include:
- Assisting the teacher with large group instruction
- Working with students in small groups
- Providing one-on-one guidance to students
- Scoring tests, quizzes and homework assignments
- Providing clerical assistance to the teacher
View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog: Teaching Assistant Certificate
Graduates find employment in elementary or secondary schools. Others may opt to continue their studies by pursuing a degree in Liberal Arts: Childhood Education, Liberal Arts: General Studies, Liberal Arts: Humanities or Liberal Arts: Social Science. Upon completion of the A.A. degree, students may transfer to SUC at Cortland, SUC at Oswego and a variety of other four-year institutions which feature educational programs.
Online Teaching Assistant Certificate Degree
The Teaching Assistant Certificate degree program is internet accessible and may be completed entirely online. Learn how!