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INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT FAQ

Q: What will I learn in this class?
A: Learn to work as an Instructional Assistant in the Napa Valley Unified School District
(NVUSD). Understand the roles and responsibilities required to assist classroom instructors.
Learn about disability awareness and autism, health information, positive communication,
behavioral support, instruction and classroom procedures for a positive environment.

Q: What does this class prepare me to do?
A: You will prepare to work as an Instructional Assistant at NVUSD.

Q: What are the prerequisites?
A: All Adult Education students must be 18 years or older or have a high school diploma or
equivalent. Individual exceptions may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. They must be able to
read English at 8th grade level or higher, and be able to do math at 8th grade level or higher.

Q: When is the class?
A: The class is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-8:30pm. This class is offered 2
times per year, once in the fall and again in the spring.
Please check our website at adulted.nvusd.org for upcoming classes.

Q: Where is the class?
A: 1600 Lincoln Ave. in Napa CA, 94558.

Q: How do I register?
A: You can register in person at 1600 Lincoln Avenue, Napa, or online at: adulted.nvusd.org.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: The Instructional Assistant class fee is $55. The IA exam is included on the last day of
class.