The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Also see Education Paraprofessional (680.5).
This program prepares individuals to work as a classroom aide or
teacher's assistant in an educational setting. Emphasis is placed
on mastering reading, writing, and mathematical skills along with
the techniques for assisting students with special needs. The
program enables students to work in public or private schools.
Upon successful completion of this program the graduate
Students must be eligible for clearances through the Federal
Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Record (ACT114),
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Check (ACT34) and the
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (ACT1511) and meet local
requirements of the placement site.
Upon completion of this program, graduates may seek employment
as a teacher's aide in a regular or special education setting, an
educational specialist or an education technician.