School Age Education

Would you like a career as an Instructional Assistant in an elementary or special needs classroom? That’s the focus of the School Age Education courses. Our program prepares you to assist licensed teachers with instructional activities including helping children learn to read and write, develop mathematical skills, and learn about social studies and science. Graduates of this program will work primarily in public school classrooms with either early elementary students or in classrooms for all ages assisting with children with special needs. Some graduates will also work in special programs focusing specifically on subjects such as reading and math. You can expect a salary range of $15,054 to $24,638. Preparation for employment includes lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities through labs and cooperative work experiences.

Credentials available: Associate of Applied Science Degree in School Age Education

Average Class Size: 20 – 35 students

Things to Consider: Upon successful completion of the Introduction to Early Childhood Education course, you are qualified to receive the N.C. Child Care Credential.

Degree Program Information
School-Age Education (A55440)


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Wayne Community College
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Goldsboro, NC 27534
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