Teacher Assistants


Most school districts require applicants to have completed at least 2 years of college coursework or have earned an associate's degree. Teacher assistants in schools that have a Title 1 program (a federal program for schools with a large proportion of students from low-income households) must have at least a 2-year degree, 2 years of college, or pass a state or local assessment.

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Teacher Assistant/Aide - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $6,345.00 per year

General Qualifications

Communication skills. Teacher assistants need to discuss students' progress with teachers and parents, so they need to be able to communicate well. Interpersonal skills. Teacher assistants interact...

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Most Common Education Levels

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Kaplan University-Davenport Ca...
College of Southern Nevada
Portland Community College
Mt San Antonio College
San Antonio College
Richland College
Saddleback College
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Fresno City College
National University
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