Teacher Assistant Institute


Teacher Assistant Institute

The Teacher Assistant Institute meets the "No Child Left Behind" Act qualifications and is designed to meet the needs of current and prospective paraprofessionals.

  1.  Requirements    
  2.  Seated Classes  
  3.  Online Classes  
  4.  TeleCourses  


  • 12 hour WorkKeys preparation, review, and assessments in Math, Reading, Writing
  • Two 48-hour approved continuing education courses or four 24-hour approved online courses

Seated Classes

  • Beginning Excel
  • Beginning Word
  • Child Guidance
  • Creative Activities
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Lit
  • Exploration Activities
  • Health, Safety & Nutrition
  • I Know Nothing About Computers
  • Teacher Assistant Course - Classroom Management
  • Teacher Assistant Course - Methodology/Curriculum Dev
  • WorkKeys Preparation, Review and Assessments

Online Classes

  • The Classroom Computer
  • Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
  • Grammar Refresher
  • Guiding Kids to the Internet
  • Keys to Effective Communication
  • PowerPoint in the Classroom
  • Ready, Set, Read
  • Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
  • Speedy Spanish
  • Using the Internet in the Classroom
  • Windows File and Disk Management


  • Child, Family and Community
  • Child Guidance
  • Children with Special Needs

Note: Additional courses may be approved. For more information, please call 828-726-2242 or 828 297-8120 or email dbean@cccti.edu