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EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHING ASSISTANT(Skill Set)
This is an 18-hour skill set in Early Childhood Teaching Assistant. This certifi cate will satisfy the West Virginia Department of Education’s qualifi cations for Teacher Aide IV. Persons who desire employment as teachers aide in both elementary and early childhood classrooms will be potential students enrolling in this program. Also current Teacher Aides III will be interested in this training as it will qualify them for promotion and pay increase as Teacher’s Aid IV. The intent of a prescribed curriculum is to provide a pathway from aide to teacher through a step process that begins with certifi cates earned through the Community and Technical Colleges. In this manner, the potential teacher can earn a certifi cate, meeting state requirements for college credit, at various levels that will build towards an associate and/or a bachelor degree. The certifi cate in Early Childhood Teaching Assistant will lead seamlessly towards an associate degree in Early Childhood, without loss of credit and with a focused curriculum.