MSHS - Integrated Education Assistant | Assiniboine Community College

MSHS - Integrated Education Assistant

Duration/Start: MSHS: various EA: January

Credential: Diploma

With your high school diploma and certificate as an Education Assistant, you’ll have the skills you need to start working in the school system. Experience focused one-on-one instructor attention, with a schedule that fits your needs in either our day or evening program.

You will gain both a high school diploma and an Education Assistant certificate. The program is an additional four months after the completion of your compulsory high school credits. You will graduate ready to work in the education field with the practical skills needed to have a rewarding career. Day classes begin every September, November, January and March. Evening classes and core courses such as Math and English begin every September and January. The Education Assistant intake is in January

This program has several learning options to meet your needs. We offer traditional classroom instruction with options to choose either day or evening programs or flex learning (independent study) for our Mature Student High School portion of the program. You will have the opportunity to earn dual credits that count towards both high school and college credit, provided you attain the required percentage grade

Our supportive learning community is accentuated by student mingling areas, study areas, classrooms, computer labs and free wireless Internet. Your designated student success advisor will help you map your education and career goals. You will have regular access to a learning strategist, an Indigenous services officer, elders and tutors to support your success.

Learn the basic skills and concepts needed to start working in the school system. You will be able to work as part of a team in supporting children with diverse needs.

The program is an additional 4 months after the completion of your compulsory high school credits. You will graduate ready to work in the education field with practical skills needed to have a rewarding career.

This program delivers the basic skills and concepts required for entry-level positions in the education system. You’ll learn to work as part of an educational team in areas of classroom support, special education and speech with children from diverse backgrounds. As you progress, you’ll develop your interpersonal and problem-solving skills, cultural sensitivities, and ultimately learn to make a difference in children’s lives.

 

Fast Facts

Duration/Start MSHS: various EA: January

Credential Diploma

Credits 8.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus

Why choose the Mature High School with Integrated Comprehensive Education Assistant Certificate?

  • A personalized education plan is developed individually with each student to address their specific needs and future goals
  • Adult learner-focused instruction 
  • Industry-based practicum provides real-life experiences in an education environment 
  • The program emphasizes employability skills desired by employers 
  • Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) is available