Associate of Applied Science in Education / Paraeducator
Klamath Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Education / Paraeducator degree program from Klamath Community College prepares students to work alongside and under the supervision of a licensed or certified educator to support and assist in providing instructional and other services to children, youth, and their families as a paraeducator. Graduates are able to:

  • Create developmentally and culturally appropriate learning environments and curricula to foster optimum growth and development of learners
  • Identify and teach to differences in race, gender, ability, age, language, family composition, culture, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and religion
  • Explain the complex characteristics of families and communities as well as the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical aspects of growth and development
  • Demonstrate an understanding of observation techniques, assessment tools, documentation procedures as well as resources and applicable regulations/laws for all learners, specifically for those with disabilities and other special needs
  • Apply developmentally and culturally appropriate teaching and guidance theories, principles, and practices
  • Demonstrate participation in leadership, advocacy, personal growth, and professional development activities


  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • Placement test may be required
  • Criminal background check

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities