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Characteristics of a LA

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CESE-Certified LA Requirements:

  • Completion of the course with a grade of B or above
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Approved by course instructor to serve on their instructional team
  • Attend all course meetings and instructional team meetings
  • Completion of one pedagogy course (SC220 or BIOL400)
  • A commitment of 5-7 hours/week


Characteristics of LAs:

  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Strong knowledge base and organizational skills
  • Willingness to admit not knowing something
  • A positive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude
  • Attention to the collaborative learning environment