Student Aides/Assistants

Library Assistant (.5 Credit)

Grade: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

Students are trained to assist the library staff in maintaining the library program. Students are under the supervision of the librarian(s) but must be able to work independently to perform duties and carry out responsibilities as assigned. Basic duties may include shelving books in alpha or numeric order, assisting patrons in various capacities; circulation of books; knowledge of the computer databases; ability to evaluate websites; use of A/V equipment and duties as assigned by the librarian. This course may be taken more than once for credit

 

Student Assistant for Special Education (.5 Credit)

Grade: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

The Student Assistant for Special Education course offers the student the opportunity to learn about the field of special education while assisting a special education teacher. Students will be introduced to a professional and practical experience in working with students with disabilities who require special education. The course may be taken more than once for credit with prior approval of the special education department chairperson.

 

Counselor Aide (No Credit)

Grade: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

Students complete the Office Specialist sequence identified locally or progress in the sequence until prepared to transfer into other business courses. Students develop skills in areas including keyboarding, word processing, office procedures, and records management. If a fourth year is needed, the teacher should use simulated activities in the following areas: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, telecommunications, desktop publishing, and records management.

 

Office Aide (No Credit)

Grade: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

Students complete the Office Specialist sequence identified locally or progress in the sequence until prepared to transfer into other business courses. Students develop skills in areas including keyboarding, word processing, office procedures, and records management. If a fourth year is needed, the teacher should use simulated activities in the following areas: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, telecommunications, desktop publishing, and records management.

 

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