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Program overview
2 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2023

Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2024

Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2025

About this program

Educational Support

The Educational Support program is the perfect course of study for people interested in supporting children and adolescents with special needs in academic settings. This program will prepare you to work in concert with education professionals in the classroom to maximize learning opportunities for exceptional students and their families. You will receive the knowledge and skills required to work in a multidisciplinary environment by working alongside teachers, EAs, speech-language pathologists, and physiotherapists.

Admission requirements

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4C or EAE4U.

Other regions (English proficiency test required)

  • High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.
  • English proficiency requirement:
  • TOEFL iBT 78 with no band lower than 20, or PBT score of 550, or CBT score of 213 / IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5, Duolingo score of 100.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.


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Program content

Semester 1

  • Child Development & The Exceptional Learner I
  • Cognition, Learning & Behaviour I
  • Foundations of Special Education
  • College Writing
  • Students with Exceptionalites

Semester 2

  • Child Development & Exceptional Learner II
  • Personal Care & Basic Pharmacology
  • Technology to Facilitate Learning
  • Cognition, Learning & Behaviour II
  • Foundations in Literacy and Numeracy

Semester 3

  • Educational Programming Techniques I
  • Applied Behaviour Strategies
  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Field Placement I
  • Field Placement Seminar I

Semester 4

  • Educational Programming Techniques II
  • Career & Employment Strategies
  • Field Placement II
  • Field Placement Seminar II

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the institute website

Tuition

  • Total Tuition Fee for Domestic Students: $4,052.62
  • Total Tuition Fee for International Students: $15,410.76

Qualification

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Provide educational support in compliance with pertinent education-related legislation, standards, regulations and policies, health and safety legislation and regulations, as well as organizational policies, practices and procedures.
  2. Develop and implement strategies to promote and support positive school climates that contribute to a safe, caring and secure educational setting.
  3. Collaborate with members of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) team by assisting in the development and revision of the IEPs of learners with exceptionalities.
  4. Implement components of educational support programs of instruction under the direction and support of the IEP team and/or relevant members of the school community.
  5. Lead by example to promote empathetic, positive and pro-social behaviour in all learners to facilitate the development of social competence in learners with exceptionalities in accordance with their IEPs.
  6. Promote the development of independence in, and provide assistance to, learners with exceptionalities in their performance of routine activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) in accordance with their IEPs.
  7. Develop and implement strategies to support learners with exceptionalities in the appropriate use of assistive technologies and daily living aids in accordance with their IEPs.
  8. Monitor, document and report on the behaviour, performance and progress of learners with exceptionalities in accordance with their IEPs.
  9. Prepare and present a plan for engaging in ongoing personal and professional development to promote competence in the educational support field.

Career paths

Graduates will find placement opportunities in elementary or secondary school settings, group homes, and family support agencies.

About this institute

St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology

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St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology

St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology
2000 Talbot Rd West
N9A 6S4 Windsor
Canada

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