The Education program is offered to those seeking employment in a variety of educational occupations.

The Education Department prepares students to become employable or maintain current employment in public or private education. Providing avenues to careers in early childhood development, child care and elementary education as well as transfer to advanced degrees, the Department partners with high schools, colleges and universities to ensure a smooth progression to licensure.
Contact

Peggy Noble
Program Lead
541-880-2336
7390 S. 6th St
Klamath Falls, OR 97603
 
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Mission


The Education Department prepares students to become employable or maintain current employment in public or private education. Providing avenues to careers in early childhood development, child care and elementary education as well as transfer to advanced degrees, the Department partners with high schools, colleges and universities to ensure a smooth progression to licensure.

By providing instruction, hosting academic and workforce licensure examinations, and providing access to continuing education credits for industry professionals, the Education Department prepares students for successful careers.
Career Opportunities
  • Public or private school K-12 assisting teachers
  • Pathway to elementary education teacher
  • Pathway to middle school education teacher
  • Pathway to high school education teacher Special education teacher
  • And more!
 

Program Outcomes


Promote child development and learning
Develop appropriate curriculum, programs, & environments that respect diversity
Establish family & community relationship & develop an understanding of & sensitivity to differences
Exhibit professional skills
Observe, report, and assess children's learning
Accommodate and advocate for diverse learners Integrate education technology into the classroom
 

Degree Options


  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Education - Paraeducator: This degree is designed to allow students to pursue a career as an educational assistant in regular or special education classrooms. Students who complete the AAS degree will be prepared to meet future training requirements for paraeducators under Title I. This program also provides the opportunity to explore careers in teaching or special education.
  • Education Paraeducator Certificate: The Career Pathway Certificate consists of a minimum or 45 credit hours and prepares students for entry-level employment as paraeducators in a variety of educational settings. Klamath