Program Description Graduate in just ten months with the Educational Support - Advanced Standing program. If you have a college diploma or university degree, you are eligible for this accelerated program. Explore the roles of teacher and educational assistant. Learn how to manage behaviour, modify educational programming, support children with a range of special needs, and assist with curriculum planning. Much of this training is experiential, in various educational settings in the classroom in an area school. The final part of the program is an intensive, semester-long, practical learning experience in an educational setting or agency.