Fundamental Course of Study Units
for Paraeducators 2021-2022
The Fundamental Course of Study (FCS) is part of the Paraeducator Certificate Program.
These Units satisfy up to 24 hours of the requirement for paraeducators. Requirements and state-level funding for this program are subject to change. More information about this requirement can be found at: https://www.pesb.wa.gov/paraeducator-certificate-program/
Participants should note that there is a requirement that a minimum of 7 hours must be done in person. The courses listed below meet this requirement under emergency rule which expires September 1, 2022.
School Year 2021-2022 Offerings
FCS 01: Cultural Identity and Diversity
FCS 02: Methods of Educational and Instructional Support
FCS 03: Technology
FCS 05: District Roles and Responsibilities
FCS 06: Equity
FCS 07: Behavior Management Strategies
FCS 10: Positive and Safe Learning Environments
FCS 11 & 12: Communication and Communication Challenges