Instructional Services Technology
2291: A.S. Degree in Instructional Services Technology (63 Credit Hours)
The Instructional Services Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment positions that support teaching activities that occur in the classroom. It has been developed and is in response to new state legislation that all public school teacher assistants/aides have either an A.A., A.S. or 60 credit hours of coursework. This combination of coursework should give current and potential teacher aides/assistants the skills needed to be successful working with elementary age students.
Base salary range for degree recipients: $13,426/year or greater depending on specialization.
Program Core Courses
General Education Courses
One of the following options: (To satisfy Social Science and Humanities requirements)
***A minimum of 15 hours of supervised volunteer field experience in a school setting is required for EDF 2005 Introduction to the Teaching Profession and EDF 2085 Introduction to Diversity for Educators. Prior to the first day of class, students must obtain criminal background screening. Students must present proof of criminal background screening to the instructor on the first day of class. Students who are have undergone criminal background screening as a condition of current employment do not need to repeat this process. However, proof of screening must be provided at the first class meeting. Criminal background screening results are valid up to three years from the date of the initial screening. Any student who does not pass the criminal background screening and is deemed not employable by their respective school system may choose to withdraw from the course and forfeit all fees. (F.S. Statute 435.04 and 1012.32.)