Division News Article

Educational Assistant Dual-Credit Program 2024-2025

November 2nd, 2023

Students can earn Educational Assistant Certificate through Pembina Hills and Northern Lakes College! 

The 2024-2025 10-month dual-credit program will take place January 29, 2024 to January 30, 2025, each afternoon 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. (no classes during Spring Break or the summer).

Earn high school and post-secondary credits at the same time!

Afternoon sessions will be held in Barrhead or Westlock (flexibility to view online if not in their community). Students must also participate in full-day sessions on PHSD Professional Development Days in Barrhead.

  • Prerequisites:
    • Credit in English 30-1 or 60% in English 30-2
    • Credit in Math 10C or Math 10-3
  • Cost: 
    • No tuition costs for 3rd, 4th and 5th-year high school students in PHSD 
    • Adult students will pay tuition based on the rates annex (not applicable to current EA employees)
    • Textbooks are the responsibility of the student
  • Two practicums in PHSD schools

Interested Students: Add your name to our Interest List Form below by November 24!

For more information, contact Karen Fischer at karen.fischer@pembinahills.ca.

More information about Dual-Credit Programming

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