Teacher Assistant Education

Registration

  • There is a specific registration form for this class. Email Tonia Padrick at tdpadrick@johnstoncc.edu to receive a copy of the form.
  • Please note: E-mailing the completed form back to Tonia Padrick is the quickest way to register.
  • Include your personal email on the registration form. Instructions on how to log-in will be sent to the email address you provide a few days before the class is to begin.

Teacher Assistant Training

The following classes are designed to fulfill the requirement of the Johnston County Board of Education for the job of Teacher Assistant for those individuals, employed or unemployed who need to become highly qualified (HQ).

The courses focus on the concepts of becoming an effective Teacher's Assistant studying subjects such as:

  • Classroom management
  • Discipline
  • EC issues and laws
  • Computers, and more

The class also teaches the skills necessary to take the WorkKeys® assessment tests of Workplace Documents, Applied Math, and Graphic Literacy.

Upon completion of the 96-hours of coursework and successful completion of the WorkKeys® assessments, candidates will be considered "highly qualified" and employable by Johnston County Public Schools.


Pathways to Teacher Assistant (48 hours)

This class is designed to fulfill 48 of the 96 hours of continuing education credits as well as the WorkKeys Skills Assessments necessary to be "highly qualified" and employable by Johnston County's Title One schools.

This class includes skills review in the areas of Workplace Documents, Applied Math, and Graphic Literacy. The course also includes basic training on the computer.

Registration

Please note that this is a hybrid class with 3 hours of face to face instruction and 3 hours of on-line instruction per week.

  • Registration fee = $125
  • Tuition and fee may be waived for individuals who meet the following criteria: working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax Credit, or working and earning wages at or below two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines.
  • This is a hybrid class, consisting of face to face and online learning. 
  • Three (3) face to face instruction days are held on JCC Main Campus
  • To register, email tdpadrick@johnstocc.edu for the link to the registration form.
Course Code Date(s) Registration Deadline
HRD-3004-19F August 14 - Octob4er 8, 2024 August 1, 2024
No late registrations will be accepted.

TA Training Level One (48 hours)

This class is designed to fulfill the remaining 48 hours of the 96 hours of continuing education credits necessary in order to be "highly qualified" and employable by Johnston County's Title One schools.

This class focuses on skills needed in the classroom such as:

  • Classroom management
  • EC issues and laws
  • Discipline
  • Communication.

Registration

  • Registration fee = $130 plus the cost for CPR Card
  • Must have successfully completed Pathways to Teacher Assistant to register for this class. Registration is completed during the Pathways to Teacher Assistant class.
  • This is a hybrid class, consisting of face to face and online learning. 
  • Face to face instruction days are held on JCC Main Campus
Course Code Date(s) Registration Deadline

Will register during the HRD-3004 class

following PTA classes above Email tdpadrick@johnstoncc.edu if you already successfully passed HRD-3004 - PTA class at JCC but are not in a current PTA class.

Contact information

Tonia Padrick
Department Chair of Education Programs
Email: tdpadrick@johnstoncc.edu
Office: Health F132
Phone: (919) 209-2500