EnglishFrenchPortugueseRussianSpanish

Text Only

call nowCall Now
754-321-5700

Or find us on

Menu
McFatter Technical College Logo
Teacher instructing students

Principles of Teaching

 

 

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 15 2018 (Click Here for more information)

 

 

 

 Program Description:

 

The Principles of Teaching program prepares the student for employment as a teacher assistant within the Broward County Public School System.  The content includes an understanding of education in the United States, the ability to work effectively with all students, educational technology, lesson planning and implementation, classroom management, student assessment, communication skills, other skills needed to support the learning activities of students, rules and regulations within the Broward school system, and a review of the Broward County mandated ParaPro Assessment.  Students will be assigned to a Broward County Public School for required internship.

 

 

Program Information:

 

PROGRAM TITLE PROGRAM LENGTH
Substitute Teacher 150 Hours
Teacher Assisting 450 Hours

 

Admission Requirements:

 

  • Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or GED®.
  • Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption to your program counselor
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Applicants must complete a background check.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment

 

Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.  For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

 

Program Hours and Schedule:

600 Hours/6 Months/Hybrid

Full-time:  Monday – Friday  6.5 hours per day

Classes start twice per year in August and January.

 

 

Part-time:  Monday – Friday  3.5 hours per day

Classes start once per year in August.

 

Actual start and end times will vary based on the internship and on-line assignment.

 

Industry Certification and Licensure:

ParaPro Assessment

 

Employment Opportunities:

 

  • Teacher Assistant
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Childcare Monitor

 

Accreditation:

For additional information about national and program accreditation, contact the institution.

 

 

Program Costs:

Florida Residents Tuition / Registration Fees…………………………………………………………………………$1,805.00

Out of State Tuition/Registration Fees……………………………………………………………………………………$6,845.00

Books/Supplies………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$92.00

Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs……………………………………………………….$55.00

Approximate Program Cost………………………………………………………………………………………………..$1,952.00

Out of State Approximate Program Cost………………………………………………………………………………..$6,992.00

 

Fees listed are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.  Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Counselor for Principles of Teaching

Rachel Victor

(754) 321-5753

rachel.victor@browardschools.com

 

 

 

Click Here to download a PDF brochure for complete information including costs.

Click below for Gainful Employment Information on Teacher Assisting/Principles of Teaching

X