UPDATE: Applications will be accepted until Friday April 6, 2018.
The Richmond Education Assistant Program (REAP) is designed for professional and caring adults who wish to work with K-12 school age learners with physical, behavioural, sensory and learning needs in schools. REAP participants will learn about the role and responsibilities of Education Assistants, child development, personal & health care, current issues in education, theories and principles of learning, team work and communication, curriculum & learning resources, understanding behaviour management as well as other relevant job-related topics and skills.
Participants will be in a part-time program that will begin in February 2018 and end in February 2019. There are ten courses, two practica and a Learning Portfolio. All instructors are well qualified with specialty training and experience in curriculum, instruction and special education.
Please see the attached documents for more information.