NOTE: This program accepts applications every second year.
The next intake for this program is Fall 2018.
Help Students Reach Their Goals!
Confederation College’s Educational Support program will give you the skills and knowledge you need to join a multidisciplinary education team, working with children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.
You will learn a wide range of current strategies and techniques to support whole child development, as well as instructional best practices, applied behaviour analysis, assistive technologies and personal care. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed to create safe learning environments for children with diverse abilities and backgrounds, including those with a wide range of learning, behavioural, communication, physical, developmental and intellectual exceptionalities.
Learn through three field placement experiences in elementary and high school settings that support the application of coursework to real-world environments
Train to work as a key part of a multidisciplinary education team
Assist students in kindergarten through high school, who have special and diverse needs, with everything from personal care to behaviour to academics
Graduates of the Educational Support program go on to employment in elementary and secondary schools as well as with social services and community agencies. Career categories include Educational Assistant (EA), Student Support Professional (SSP), Special Education Assistant, Special Education Support Personnel, Communication Assistant, Library Assistant and Support Service Worker.
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