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Substitute Teacher & Teacher Assistant

Substitute Teacher/Effective Teacher Training

This course is designed to prepare learners to enter a school setting as a substitute teacher and fill the role of the regular instructor in the classroom. Learners will engage in a variety of activities that will enhance their awareness of challenges encountered by today’s youth and enable them to recognize and develop appropriate learning activities. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4318 for more information.  Instructor: Hilary Dodson

Location: online   Hours: 30 Fee: $128
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Teacher Assistant Program

This program is for individuals whose objective is to become a teacher assistant, who wish to be effective in the classroom, and who desire a better understanding of how students learn. This course, along with successful completion of the NCRC exam, fulfills the requirements in North Carolina to become a teacher assistant. No previous college education or teaching experience is necessary. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4318 for more information. Instructor: Hilary Dodson

Location: Online Hours: 96 Fee: $186
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* 36 hours in-person, 60 hours online. In person component meets on Mondays,
6-9 pm. Online component can be completed any time between start and end dates.

Continuing Education Online  

There is a large selection of computer software and Web design courses that may count towards technology credits for teachers. Online courses such as the ones below offer 2.4 CEUs.  Visit for more information.

  • Classroom Discipline Problems
  • The Internet in the Classroom
  • Language Development
  • Understanding Adolescents
  • Creating a Classroom Website

Online classes begin on these dates and continue for six weeks:

Nov. 17 Dec. 15 Jan. 12 Feb. 9
March 16 April 13 May 18  

This program prepares students to work as paraprofessional Spanish interpreters, facilitating oral communication between people in various community settings such as hospitals, schools and service agencies. Call 336-506-4200 for more information.

Native Spanish Speakers

Prerequisites (Track 1): 

Curriculum courses DRE 096, DRE 097 and DRE 098 may be required based on placement test scores.

Required Courses (Track 1)

  • Writing and Inquiry (curriculum course ENG 111)
  • Oral Communication (curriculum course ENG 115)
  • Professional Research/Reporting (curriculum course ENG 114)

Native English Speakers

Prerequisite (Track 2):

Showing proficiency at the Intermediate Spanish II level as determined by testing or successful completion of the curriculum course SPA 212.

Required courses (Track 2):

    • Spanish Reading & Composition (curriculum course SPA 231)
    • Spanish Conversation (curriculum course SPA 221)

Required courses for both Tracks:

    • Introduction to Spanish Interpreting and Spanish Grammar Review 
    • Analytical Skills in Spanish Interpreting and Introduction to Spanish Translation

Course Offerings Spring Semester

Intro to Spanish Interpretation & Analytical Skills

This combines two of the required courses above into one long course, to provide a cost-savings to the student. Call 336-506-4200 for more information.